Sugar Regulatory Administration - updates

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Sugar production inches up in early June 2019

Jul 02, 2019 - 8:56 PM

Raw sugar production at the start of the crop year's 4th quarter nears the 2.079-million-metric-ton projected output set by the Sugar Regulatory Administration

A worker at the First Farmers Holdings Corp.'s milling facility bags 50-kilogram sacks of refined sugar. Photo by Anna Mogato/Rappler

DTI hands off on sugar price, supply issue

Apr 23, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says sugar, a basic commodity, is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Agriculture

A worker at the First Farmers Holdings Corp.'s milling facility bags 50-kilogram sacks of refined sugar. Photo by Anna Mogato/Rappler

Senate to look into planned deregulation of sugar imports

Mar 10, 2019 - 8:10 PM

This comes after a number of senators passed a resolution opposing the plan of some economic managers to liberalize sugar imports

Gov't body, producers reject sugar import liberalization

Feb 05, 2019 - 11:49 AM

'It is alarming to note that this decision to liberalize sugar importation stemmed from a collegial body which means all economic planners are into this,' says Sugar Regulatory Administration board member Emilio Yulo

Sugar rush prompts government to import

Jun 13, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Sugar prices are now at almost P3,000 per 50-kilogram bag, prompting the government to import to stabilize prices

Senate panel OKs P60-B agriculture budget

Sep 20, 2017 - 5:34 PM

'We'll have to make do with whatever was given to us,' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol

Negros Occidental drought damages P143M worth of crops, livestocks

Jan 22, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Sugarcane plantations covered by Southern Negros Development Corporation and Daconcogon Sugar Central have been hit the hardest

PARCHED. Lack of water affects farmers most of all whose crops and livestock depend on a steady supply of the resource. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Sugar prices rise on increased demand and VAT fears

Apr 13, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The DTI warns of further price increases as the BIR plans to impose a VAT on raw and refined sugar

Aquino signs law promoting development of sugarcane industry

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The law aims to aid the development of the sugarcane industry especially as import duty will be 5 this year

Sugar prices going down

Jun 28, 2014 - 3:49 PM

A directive of the Sugar Regulatory Administration to reclassify for domestic consumption 90 000 MT of sugar has pared down prices by P1 per kilo

Sugar prices remain high in Metro Manila

Jun 17, 2014 - 9:39 AM

To arrest price spike world market sugar have already been reallocated for domestic use

PRICE SPIKE. To curb price hike, sugar producers have started converting sugar for the world market to domestic sugar. File photo from AFP

P7-B agri losses due to typhoon

Nov 15, 2013 - 2:30 PM

The Agriculture secretary said more than P7 billion worth of damage was done to agriculture fisheries and irrigation infrastructure

LOSSES. A man and a woman walk past broken trees as the sun rises on the 7th day of the Typhoon Haiyan disaster in Tacloban, Leyte on November 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Philippe Lopez

29 sugar block farms eyed in VisMin

Mar 04, 2013 - 3:43 PM

The block farming scheme aims to make planting fertilization and harvesting more profitable and cost efficient

Photo by AFP.

SRA keeps sugar production outlook

Jan 04, 2013 - 12:13 PM

The Sugar Regulatory Administration says sugar production is still expected to reach 2 356 M metric tons in the current crop year

Photo by AFP.

US trade restrictions limit Philippine sugar exports

Nov 18, 2012 - 12:04 PM

Due to low demand the Philippines does not see any early sugar exports to the United States in December

Philippines mulls early export of sugar to prevent glut

Oct 11, 2012 - 12:48 AM

The government may implement an early export program for sugar

Manila to ship 138,827 MT of sugar to US

Sep 13, 2012 - 11:07 AM

The Philippines was allowed to ship 138 827MT of sugar to the US