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Government working on new SRP for imported pork

The government will set a new suggested retail price for imported pork possibly this week, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 8th, 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

DA: Revised SRP on imported pork out next week

The government is set to update next week the suggested retail prices of imported pork based on new tariffs set by authorities, the Department of Agriculture said Saturday. In a televised briefing, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the suggested retail prices of imported pork would be modified following the tariff adjustment recently proposed by his […] The post DA: Revised SRP on imported pork out next week appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021

Salceda urges PRRD to reconsider EO lowering taxes on imported pork

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Thursday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his decision to reduce import duties on pork meat, saying that the government must instead help the domestic hog industry with tariff revenues. “The price differential between imported pork at around P190 after duties, and the domestic price of around P300-400 a kilo […] The post Salceda urges PRRD to reconsider EO lowering taxes on imported pork appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

No extension of 60-day price cap on pork — Agriculture department

The government will no longer extend current price caps on pork once they expire, and would instead implement a suggested retail price (SRP) on imported pork in a bid to tame inflation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Gov& rsquo;t to bring in imported pork priced cheaper in supermarkets

The government has approved the importation of 388,740 metric tons (MT) of pork from foreign sources not affected by the African swine fever (ASF) to bridge the gap between supply and demand as the highly infectious disease has decimated local pig stocks......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

Frozen pork infected

BEIJING, China (Global Times) — Package of frozen pork imported to Dezhou, East China’s Shandong Province were detected positive for the novel coronavirus, the local government announced on Saturday, noting that all close contacts of the item tested negative for the virus. The batch of pork was immediately sealed off, and places where the item […] The post Frozen pork infected appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 8th, 2020

Global website down due to Fastly server network problems

screenshot London: Websites of important companies and media from around the world – even the British government and the White House – Stop working this.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

PhilHealth partners with MyEG PH in processing online payment contributions

With businesses improving the services they provide to their customers, and with the rise of online transactions made daily, government has been keen on giving the citizens practical, reliable, and safe ways to conveniently do their government transactions. One of them is The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). They have been continuously working on giving its members the best possible service they can have. Considering during the pandemic, they are at the forefront in making sure that they can serve the citizens and give them a convenient way on paying their contributions......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

Imported car sales up 40% from January to April

Sales of imported vehicles rose by 40 percent in the four months to April as all segments registered growth, even as government imposed lockdowns due to the surge in COVID-19 cases and slapped provisional safeguard duties on imported automobiles......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

Government, private sector agree to fast-track vaccine rollout

The government and the private sector are working to further accelerate the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and resolve logistical challenges, Sen. Bong Go said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Duterte signs EOs on new pork, rice tariffs

To ensure food security and protect consumers, President Duterte approved yesterday the recommendations of the National Economic and Development Authority board to temporarily reduce the Most Favored Nation (MFN) tariff rates on imported rice and adjust the rates on imported pork products......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

They affirm that the 2022 budget for science will be drawn up “with all governorates.”

minister ScienceTechnology and innovation for the nation, Roberto Salvariza confirmed in Santiago del Estero that the national government is working for the 2022 budget in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 8th, 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

Government urged: Buy high from pork producers

An economist-lawmaker yesterday pushed for urgent measures to lower the country’s 4.5-percent inflation rate amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

House bill makes government pork industry middleman

The government must buy at high cost and sell at low prices in order to protect the local hog industry from possible collapse while keeping pork products affordable to consumers, an economist-lawmaker said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Senators to government: Pre-pay COVID-19 vaccines for 2022

This early, the Duterte administration must start working on the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines the country will need in 2022 to ensure supply as it is unlikely the Philippines would achieve herd immunity by the end of the year as authorities claim, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Expensive meat, higher power bills seen keeping inflation beyond target in April

Consumer price growth likely stayed beyond government expectations in April driven by more expensive meat products, particularly pork, and higher power costs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Palace, lawmakers backchannel on pork tariffs

Malacañang and leaders of Congress are quietly working on a compromise over the much-criticized move of President Duterte to lower tariffs and raise the minimum access volume for pork, senators said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 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

Imported vehicle sales nearly double in March

Sales of vehicle importers nearly doubled in March, with all segments posting year-on-year growth, although this was mainly due to a low base effect as a lockdown was first imposed by the government in the same month last year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021