Tag: Billion Pesos

Philippine economists support cutting pork import tariffs and increasing minimum access
By: Date: 2021-04-21 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

According to a report by the Philippine Business Mirror on April 19, the Economic Freedom Foundation (FEF) stated that it supports the government’s decision to reduce pork import tariffs and increase the minimum access volume, which will prevent the prices of other commodities from being affected by the increase in pork prices, and Protect low-income families.

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African swine fever has caused a loss of 135 billion pesos to the Philippines
By: Date: 2021-01-19 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

According to a report by the Philippine”Star” (Philstar) on January 16, the Philippine Agricultural Industry Association (Sinag) stated that the total scale of the Philippine pig industry is about 13 million heads and the total value is about 300 billion pesos. So far, African swine fever has caused a loss of 5.8 million pigs in the Philippines at approximately 135 billion pesos.

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