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DA urged to expand domestic chicken supply to check rising pork price, check hunger

Manila Bulletin - 1/21/2021 4:44:00 AM
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday said the Department of Agriculture (DA) should expand the supply of domestic chicken amid the rising prices of pork in the market.

De Lima seeks probe on unabated hike in prices of basic commodities

Manila Bulletin - 1/21/2021 4:14:00 AM
The Senate should investigate the alarming increases in the prices of basic commodities that are now posing a threat to people’s right to food and affecting the fragile condition of Filipino households reeling from the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Korea witnesses disturbing fluctuations in commodity prices, exchange rates

데일리NK - 1/17/2021 6:05:00 PM
With the start of the new year, market prices in North Korea appear to be unstable. The USD-KPW exchange rate has plummeted once again, and the price of a kilogram of rice has fallen below the KPW 4,000 range.

China launches hog futures on Dalian exchange after African swine fever triggers wild swings in pork prices, inflation

South China Morning Post - 1/8/2021 5:19:00 PM
The launch is a culmination of two decades of planning, a milestone for the industry that influences a large component of the nation’s consumer-price index. Futures on three forward delivery dates slumped on debut.

China’s Consumer Inflation Turns Positive in December as Pork Prices Rebound

Yicai Global - 1/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
China’s Consumer Price Index inched up 0.2 percent last month from a year earlier, returning to positive territory after a rare month of deflation in November, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed today.

Agri chief reiterates directive to DA officials to help stabilize food supply and prices

Gov - 1/20/2021 3:36:00 AM
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is implementing short- and medium-term strategies to stabilize the supply and prices of basic farm commodities in Metro Manila and Luzon, and temper inflation.In a memorandum order issued 1420,

Soaring food prices won't ramp up inflation – unless we have a bad harvest

The Daily Telegraph - 1/20/2021 6:00:00 AM
If climate change continues unabated, we face a fight for food supplies that echoes our current battle for vaccines

EDITORIAL - Spiraling prices

philstar.com - 1/20/2021 4:09:00 PM
Suggested retail prices were announced for popular food products during the holidays, with a price freeze on certain items imposed from November until Jan. 17.

DA to increase pork supply in Luzon amid high meat prices

CNN Philippines - 1/8/2021 8:14:00 AM
The Department of Agriculture said Friday it is augmenting Luzon’s pork supply amid high meat prices. Agriculture Assistant Secretary Kristina Evangelista said they are sourcing pork from Visayas and Mindanao.

Brexit delays hit pork exporters

Farmers Guardian - 1/13/2021 12:32:00 PM
The widely seen footage of overzealous Dutch inspection officials confiscating ham sandwiches transported by British hauliers was just the tip of the iceberg as far as the UK pig sector is concerned

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