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NFA rolls out P39 commercial rice

NFA rolls out P39 commercial rice.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 17th, 2018

‘Moving SRPs’ on rice a welcome move

The government will impose a "moving suggested retail price" (SRP) and "labeling" on rice before October ends. A moving SRP, according to Agriculture Secretary Manny Piol, means these prices will go up or down depending on market factors. Violators will be fined P2 million and face imprisonment of not less than a year under the Price Act. After flooding the market with 2.4 metric tons of imported and local rice, the Department of Agriculture wants to limit to only five the types of commercial rice that will have their corresponding SRPs. Fancy rice names such as Jasmine, Sinandomeng, Super Angelica and Yummy will now be prohibited. Rice classifications will consist of the ...Keep on reading: ‘Moving SRPs’ on rice a welcome move.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Prices of Commercial Rice Seen Declining Further

Prices of commercial rice in the market have declined by as much as PHP5 per kilo and are likely to drop further by the end of month, giving some relief to consumers. “As projected, prices of commercial rice in the market have started to stabilize as harvests have begun and the shipment of imported rice […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Imports, harvest season halt soaring prices of rice

      Consumers are now starting to feel relief as prices of rice in the market began to decline with the arrival of rice imports and the beginning of the harvest season. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol said on his Facebook page that reports coming in from different regions across the country showed reduction in the prices of commercial rice by as much as P5 a kilogram --- the biggest decline since rice prices began to rise by the beginning of the year. The depletion of the government's rice inventory led for rice prices to shoot up to record levels, and were aggravated by the delayed distribution of the subsidized staple in the market. In Cabanat...Keep on reading: Imports, harvest season halt soaring prices of rice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

NFA rice in Cebu ‘still not available’

TESS (not her real name) stared at the selection of commercial rice sold at the produce section of a grocery store in Cebu City for nearly five minutes. When she first arrived in Cebu to study almost four years ago, her parents bought her a small rice cooker since she'd be staying in a boarding… link: NFA rice in Cebu ‘still not available’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Undeterred

Rice prices continue to go up. The other day when I bought my month’s supply of 50 kilos, there were also fewer varieties of commercial rice to choose from at my usual outlet. Some folks must be holding on to their stocks......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

22 supermarket, convenience store branches in NegOcc to sell NFA rice

BACOLOD CITY – Twenty-two branches of two supermarket chains and a convenience store in Negros Occidental will soon sell rice from the National Food Authority (NFA) at PHP27 per kilogram. NFA-Negros Occidental provincial manager Frisco Canoy said these stores are included on the list of supermarkets and other commercial establishments covered by the memorandum of agreement. […] The post 22 supermarket, convenience store branches in NegOcc to sell NFA rice appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Imported rice from Thailand can bring the down prices

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE National Food Authority (NFA)-Iloilo said the new stocks of imported rice from Thailand can help bring down prices of rice in the market by P1-P2 per kilo. Herrielle V. Jumagbas, acting NFA assistant provincial manager for Iloilo, said the 170,000 bags of imported rice from Thailand arrived at the International Commercial […] The post Imported rice from Thailand can bring the down prices appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

NFA-10, city officials confirm no rice hoarding at Normin port

The National Food Authority-10 (NFA-10) has confirmed on Friday that there is no hoarding of rice at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, although the city government will still have to dig deeper to see if there are commercial grains dealers who may be stashing their rice supply to the detriment of consumers......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

NegOcc rice stocks good for 30 days; harvest, imports to boost supply

BACOLOD City – The inventory of both commercial and government rice in Negros Occidental is only good for 30 days but the upcoming harvest and expected import allocation will boost supply by October, according to the National Food Authority (NFA). NFA-Negros Occidental provincial manager Frisco Canoy said as of Sunday, stocks are “safe and very […] The post NegOcc rice stocks good for 30 days; harvest, imports to boost supply appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

DTI warns rice retailers vs price abuse

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Sunday warned rice retailers they would lose their license if they sell regular and well milled commercial rice higher than their average price in the aftermath of Typhoon Ompong. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will require retailers to sell rice cheaper, he said. Lopez gave the warning at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

NFA: Enough Rice Supply for Zamboanga; Crisis Over

The National Food Authority (NFA)-9 affirmed there is no more rice supply crisis here following the arrival of 180 thousand bags of rice on Saturday, August 25. “No more need to be apprehensive of our rice situation. There are now lots of commercial rice displayed in the market, lots of commercial rice storage that we […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Blame game on with soaring rice prices

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol faulted the insufficient NFA (National Food Authority) rice supply in the market that has caused prices of the grain to rise. “With the absence of NFA rice, speculators came in, increased the price of commercial rice. This prompted the traders to buy whatever available rice stock there was from the farms,” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Rotten rice, again

As commercial rice prices soared up to P70 per kilo in Zamboanga City due to tight supply and low-income households scrambled for more of the cheapest rice from the National Food Authority, over 100,000 sacks of rice imported by the NFA sat in warehouses at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, infested with weevils......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Zamboanga City council seeks calamity declaration over rice shortage

Mayor Salazar, who chairs the local price council, has suggested the imposition of a price ceiling on commercial rice during the dialogue......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

NFA rice, ibinebenta na sa ilang pamilihan sa Metro Manila – Manila Video

Naibagsak na sa ilang pamilihan sa Metro Manila ang NFA rice na agad mabenta sa mga mamimili. Pero sa ilang palengke na wala pang NFA rice kaninang umaga, tumaas pa ang presyo ng commercial rice. Nakatutok si Bernadette Reyes. 24 Oras is GMA Network’s flagship newscast, anchored by Mike Enriquez, Mel Tiangco and Vicky Morales.… link: NFA rice, ibinebenta na sa ilang pamilihan sa Metro Manila – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Customs seizes P250-million smuggled Thai rice

The Bureau of Customs confiscated yesterday 100,000 sacks of commercial Thailand rice with an estimated value of P250 million at the Manila International Container Port......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

DTI seeks SRP on well-milled rice

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez yesterday said putting a cap on the price of well-milled commercial rice is strongly being considered by his department to ensure consumers would get cheaper options when stocks of the National Food Authority are depleted......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Duterte orders increase in NFA buying price for palay

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered an increase in the buying price of the National Food Authority (NFA) for paddy rice (palay) despite opposition from his economic managers. In a post on Facebook on Tuesday, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol quoted the President as saying during the Cabinet meeting on Monday that the increase could boost the NFA's buffer stock, which was wiped out earlier this month. "He did not like a repeat of what happened recently when the country's rice agency went low on its buffer stocks whichever led to a spike in the price of commercial rice in the market," Piol said. Filipino farmers first "Buy from the Filipino farmers first and if you cou...Keep on reading: Duterte orders increase in NFA buying price for palay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

NEDA hopes to resolve regulatory, commercial conflicts at NFA, PPA

THE NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will seek to correct the Philippine Ports Authority’s (PPA) dual regulatory and commercial functions in the National Competition Policy due out this year. The policy will also modify the functions of the National Food Authority (NFA), which is in the spotlight after its rice buffer stock dwindle below […] The post NEDA hopes to resolve regulatory, commercial conflicts at NFA, PPA appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

NFA pushes for higher buying price of palay

THE National Food Authority (NFA) in Western Visayas said there is a standing recommendation to increase the government’s buying price of palay to at least P20 per kilo so that the agency can compete with commercial rice traders. NFA-6 Assistant Regional Director Ruben Manatad said the current buying prices of palay range from P20 to […] The post NFA pushes for higher buying price of palay appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018