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Gov’t allows more pork imports

The country’s agriculture chief has given the go-ahead to triple the country’s pork imports at lower tariffs as the available domestic pork supply continued to shrink. With the Visayas reporting its first confirmed case of African swine fever (ASF) last week, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking at all available measures to plug the […] The post Gov’t allows more pork imports appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 19th, 2021

More imports, tariff cuts to temper inflation – NEDA

The government’s decision to reduce tariffs and bring in more imported pork are expected to temper the continued rise in consumer prices......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Duterte orders more funds, pork imports to fight African swine fever

The president declares a state of calamity to tackle the prolonged pig epidemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Revised pork tariff rates await Duterte’s signature

Following the compromise reached between the Senate and the government’s economic managers, the revised tariff rates and volume for pork imports are now awaiting President Duterte’s signature......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

NEDA: Higher pork imports, lower tariffs to suppress meat inflation spike

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reiterated the need for higher pork imports along with the lower tariffs for the same as it could quickly temper the spike in meat prices. Citing data from the Philippine Statistics Authority, the agency said that the 57.7 percent inflation in pork remained as the top contributor for […] The post NEDA: Higher pork imports, lower tariffs to suppress meat inflation spike appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Allowing more pork imports to leave local hog raisers bankrupt – agri groups

A bill seeking to nullify President Rodrigo Duterte's order to lift the cap on pork imports has earned the nod of various agricultural groups. The post Allowing more pork imports to leave local hog raisers bankrupt – agri groups appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Senators clash with Duterte s economic team over pork

Senators want a compromise of higher pork imports with just the same tariff treatment. But the government is not balking......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Duterte stands by EO lowering pork tariffs

President Duterte stood by his decision to lower the tariff on pork imports, saying it is just a temporary measure to address rising prices......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Dominguez, economic cluster still bat for EO on pork imports

Facing a strong backlash from Congress against moves to import more pork at lower tariff rates, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III urged lawmakers to support these measures as a temporary solution to address the scarcity and the resulting high prices for the commodity......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Sotto to DA: Unmask pork import mastermind

Senate President Vicente Sotto III pressed yesterday Agriculture Secretary William Dar to identify the brains behind the government’s move to lower pork tariffs and allow millions of kilos of meat imports to flood the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Consumers seen saving P61.5 billion from pork imports

Filipino consumers are expected to save some P61.5 billion if more pork imports at lower tariffs will be available......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

NEDA: Hike in pork imports won’t kill Philippine hog industry

The National Economic and Development Authority has given assurance that the decision of President Duterte to increase the volume of imported pork and decrease tariff rates will not kill the local hog industry, but instead ensure adequate and affordable food supply and prevent higher malnutrition and poverty......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Lawmakers oppose moves to increase pork imports

Lawmakers are currently seeking to junk President Rodrigo Duterte’s earlier order to allow more pork imports as prices continue to increase, saying the move will be at the expense of local hog raisers who are in need of assistance. The post Lawmakers oppose moves to increase pork imports appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Higher pork, chicken imports seen this year

The Philippines is expected to double the volume of pork imports from the global market this year amid a shortfall in supply due to the African swine fever, as well as the adjustments to the country’s tariff rate system......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Duterte approves lower tariff on pork imports

President Duterte has approved the proposal to slash tariff rates on pork imports to as low as five percent in response to the pork supply shortage that led to soaring prices......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

‘Increase in imports will seal death of dying hog industry’

The planned increase in pork imports to supposedly address the crisis brought by the African swine fever will bring death to the already dying industry, a farmers’ group said. The post ‘Increase in imports will seal death of dying hog industry’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

MAV increase not enough to stabilize prices – MITA

Meat importers said the recommendation of President Duterte to increase the minimum access volume of pork imports is not enough to stabilize market prices......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

Higher tariff on pork imports put on hold

The proposal of the Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura to increase tariff on pork imports has been put on hold by the Tariff Commission until the petition of the Department of Agriculture has been resolved......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

DA bans poultry, pork imports from 4 countries

The Department of Agriculture is temporarily banning poultry imports from three more countries as well as pork products from Malaysia due to reported cases of the avian virus and African swine fever......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Meat importers welcome proposal to scrap minimum access volume

Meat importers are backing the proposal to scrap the minimum access volume for chicken and pork as this will open up imports......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

Broiler group seeks scrapping of MAV on pork, chicken imports

The United Broiler Raisers Association is urging government to scrap the minimum access volume for chicken and pork as exporting countries no longer need any assurance due to already low originating prices of agricultural products......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021