Rice Glut Expands With Farms Poised for Record Crop

Rice Glut Expands With Farms Poised for Record Crop

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A laborer loads a bag of rice onto a tractor trolley at a rice market in the Chiniot district of Punjab province, Pakistan. Global inventories are already rising 7 percent to a record 171 million tons in 2012-2013 as supply beats consumption for an eighth season.