T&T is 2nd largest CARICOM importer of Guyanese rice


    Guyana’s rice industry raked in US $222.7 million dollars in exports in 2019, which was an increase of 20 per cent from the figure recorded in 2018.

    The country exported rice to more than 35 nations, with the largest amount of exports went to Latin American countries, with Venezuela being the biggest buyer of rice from Guyana last year.

    US$35 million was exported to CARICOM countries in 2019, as Jamaica and Trinidad were the largest CARICOM importers.

    They purchased 32,743 tonnes and 25,417 tonnes respectively.