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PNG plan for Indonesian rice monopoly riles Canberra

Papua New Guinea aims to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production. (Courtesy of Trukai Industries)

AUCKLAND -- A dispute has broken out between Australia and Papua New Guinea after the government in Port Moresby floated a plan to give an Indonesian company near-monopoly control of PNG's rice market in return for a major investment in domestic rice production.

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