DA eyes SRP on rice as retail prices still over P50 per kg

Jordeene B. Lagare 01/07/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking at the possibility of issuing a suggested retail price (SRP) for rice to temper price fluctuations across the country. But with global prices surging to 15-year highs…

PH replaces China as world’s top rice importer

Adrian Parungao 09/15/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has replaced China as the world’s top rice importer, a report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) said. According to the 2023 Grain: World Markets and Trade report, the Philippines…

Price monitoring task force of Cebu City to focus on monitoring price caps in markets

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 09/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s Price Monitoring Task Force (PMTF) will only focus on inspecting and monitoring the rice prices in the city’s public markets for now. PMTF Head Suzanne Ardosa said that they would not…

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