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Private sector to bid for 500,000 MT of rice

Private sector to bid for 500,000 MT of rice.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesNov 7th, 2018

NFA Council approves three rice importations at 2-week intervals

THE National Food Authority (NFA) Council has decided to authorize private-sector imports of 750,000 metric tons (MT) of rice in three batches of 250,000 MT each, arriving every two weeks starting Nov. 30......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

NFA says rice dealers do not want to sell lower-grade grains

THE National Food Authority (NFA) said the market is running short of regular-milled rice, which it says should force a rethink of the private-sector led-importation rules to increase the availability of the affordable type of the staple. The post NFA says rice dealers do not want to sell lower-grade grains appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

P50,000-P200,000 reward offered for information against rice hoarders

THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) is coordinating with the private sector for monetary rewards in exchange for information that would lead to the arrest of rice hoarders, Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Friday. The “Report-a-Hoarder Program” is in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign “to identify hoarders and to arrest those whore are keeping rice stocks [...] The post P50,000-P200,000 reward offered for information against rice hoarders appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Philippines eyes extra rice imports amid ‘crisis’ in Mindanao

THE GOVERNMENT’s Agriculture chief said on Monday that he has proposed the importation of an additional 132,000 tons of rice by the private sector to address “very limited” supplies of the staple food in the country’s southern provinces. The post Philippines eyes extra rice imports amid ‘crisis’ in Mindanao appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Bago rice yield drops due to rainy weather

BACOLOD. An aerial view of the Bantayan Park in Bago City, which has been opened to private sector development to become the southern Negros city's new tourism and commercial growth area. (Con.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

Weighing Alcala’s rice self-sufficiency program

The rice self-sufficiency program of former secretary Proceso Alcala was the banner program of the Department of Agriculture. No less than former president Aquino bragged about it twice in Congress in his state of the nation addresses in 2012 and 2013. He announced in 2013, “in all likelihood, even the private sector will no longer […] The post Weighing Alcala’s rice self-sufficiency program appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

Rice prices remain stable despite tax reform

The National Food Authority (NFA) and the private sector have assured the public of minimal to no increase in rice prices, allaying concerns that the staple commodity would be affected by the new tax reform law. With the rise in fuel prices under the TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) law, shipping of agricultural… link: Rice prices remain stable despite tax reform.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Agribusiness: NFA Council approves entry of privately imported MAV rice

THE INTERAGENCY National Food Authority (NFA) Council is ordering the entry of the remaining volume of rice under the private sector-led importation by extending the schedule of its shipments -- a move that was previously defied by the NFA -- while pushing for the amendment of the agency's charter......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2017

NFA allows private sector to import rice

NFA allows private sector to import rice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 16th, 2017

Government approves G2P rice imports

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte has allowed the National Food Authority (NFA) to import rice from the private sector to augment its buffer stock for.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2017

Think tank lauds Duterte order allowing private sector rice imports

MANILA, Philippines - The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) lauded yesterday President Duterte’s decision to allow the private sector to import rice and.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2017

PCC chief backs private sector-led rice imports

MANILA, Philippines -  Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) chair Arsenio Balisacan supports the continued private sector importation of rice and is urgin.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2017

NFA opens MAV imports

MANILA, Philippines - State rice importer National Food Authority (NFA) has opened the application for the private sector to import up to 805,200 metric tons.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2016

Climate change: Agri department eyes shift in planting season

  After typhoons ravaged agricultural lands during the third quarter of the year which led for the sector's output to fall, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is now looking to readjust its planting calendar to make the sector less vulnerable to climate change.   Moreover, it's planning to develop new rice farming areas in provinces that are not often hit by weather disturbances to secure the country's food production.   Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol revealed the agency's plans on his Facebook page and in an earlier interview with reporters, wherein he said that they will now move the harvest season in Northern Luzon -- known as the country's rice ...Keep on reading: Climate change: Agri department eyes shift in planting season.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News22 hr. 39 min. ago

Aris bullish with corporate farming

By JUNE S. BLANCO REP. Erico Aristotle Aumentado (Bohol, 2nd District) is set to meet with agriculture bigwigs to push for the mechanics of House Bill No. 8076 promoting corporate farming and providing incentives therefor. In his explanatory note, Aumentado said the bill aims to strengthen private participation in the agricultural sector to boost production […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

‘Rosita’ Leaves Over P114M Damage to NV Agri Sector

Typhoon ‘Rosita’ has left more than P114 million-worth of damages to the province’s agricultural sector, particularly on rice and other crops, provincial agriculturist Alexander Domingo said. In a damage assessment report, Domingo said the typhoon’s damage to rice crops has reached more than P92 million value of losses based on farmgate price and more than […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Employers cautious on, labor slams P25 NCR wage hike

METRO MANILA’s private sector minimum wage earners can expect a P25 hike in their daily pay within the month, after the Labor department formally announced the increase on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Employers’ group presses for pay increases based on productivity

EMPLOYERS again pressed for a shift to “productivity-based” daily minimum wage raise during a public hearing on proposals to hike the floor pay of Metro Manila’s private sector workers on Friday last week......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

WATCH: Balabag Wetland Park to be new Boracay attraction

AKLAN, Philippines – The mission to save the world-famous Boracay has just begun. After the island's reopening on Friday, October 26, the Philippine government continues to restore the tourist destination's wetlands. The environment and tourism department partners with the private sector to turn these wetlands into sustainable open spaces. One of these ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

Metro Manila wage board to decide ‘soon’ on pay hike pleas

METRO MANILA’s wage board will decide “as soon as possible” on labor groups’ petitions for an increase in daily minimum wage for the National Capital Region’s private sector workers after it wrapped up consultations on this matter on Friday......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018