Philippines records its highest rice production in 2020

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The Philippines recorded its highest rice production level at 19.44 million metric tons (MT) in 2020. according to the country’s Department of Agriculture.

This figure, which is higher than the 18.81 million MT produced in 2019 and the 19.07 million MT recorded in 2018, was achieved despite the major typhoons that hit several provinces and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The biggest contributors to local rice production are Central Luzon, Cagayan Valley, and the Ilocos Region.

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