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Government to set SRPs for imported, local rice

Jul 17, 2019 - 9:05 PM

Once implemented, suggested retail prices for rice would be adjusted every two weeks to reflect landing costs and average farmgate prices of palay

Workers stacks sacks of rice inside the NFA warehouse in Quezon City on February 19, 2019. Officials of the National Food Authority lamented on Tuesday the 'definite' layoffs in the agency following President Rodrigo Duterte's signing of the Rice Tariffication Law. The law, which will replace the present quotas on rice imports with taxes, removes the NFA's power to import and distribute cheaper grain, leaving it with the sole task of buying grain from farmers to maintain buffer stocks, said agency administrator Tomas Escarez. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

DTI defends higher SRPs for some goods

May 07, 2019 - 7:05 PM

The Department of Trade and Industry says it protects consumers and at the same time 'negotiates with manufacturers on the most reasonable price adjustments,' if needed

Commonwealth Public Market on April 26, 2019. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Gov't sets suggested retail prices for rice

Oct 28, 2018 - 2:25 PM

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol warns that traders who will not follow the SRPs would face jail time and a fine of up to P1 million

Agriculture department sets suggested prices for rice, other goods

Jun 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM

The Department of Agriculture gives suggested retail prices for rice, fish, onions, and garlic to stabilize prices

Suggested Retail Price distorts market – DOJ

Jul 13, 2015 - 8:21 PM

A DOJ study shows that imposing SRP on products creates unintended consequences such as restricting competition

Gov’t lowers suggested retail price of chicken in Metro Manila

Apr 19, 2015 - 11:55 PM

The lower suggested retail price is due to falling farmgate prices the Department of Agriculture says

The government has lowered the suggested retail price of Chicken due to falling farmgate prices

DA: Enough pork, chicken supply even after holidays

Dec 28, 2014 - 10:17 AM

The Department of Agriculture urges the public to remind traders that the country has an abundant supply of both kinds of meat

No price hike can dampen Noche Buena spending

Dec 20, 2014 - 3:35 PM

Prices of Noche Buena favorites keep soaring through the years But there is no stopping Filipinos from spending

DTI to retailers: Stick to SRPs for Noche Buena goods

Oct 09, 2014 - 9:15 AM

DTI monitors prices for Noche Buena products to stabilize prices and supplies during the spike in shopping activities leading to Christmas

DTI: Price hikes inevitable due to port congestion

Aug 20, 2014 - 4:51 PM

But the government assures the public it will ensure that traders recover their costs reasonably

INEVITABLE. Higher port and other transport changes on imported materials and products would increase prices of some commodities, especially in the Christmas season, the Department of Trade and Industry says. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena / EPA

Candle prices stable as 'Undas' nears – DTI

Oct 26, 2013 - 11:16 AM

Days before All Saints Day DTI assures the public of stable prices and supply of candles

SEASON OF CANDLES. With All Saints' Day and Christmas coming up, candle sales are expected to increase