Prices of garlic, other commodities remain high

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

THE retail price of garlic remains high last week based on the price monitoring conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority-Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (PSA-BAS) 11.

Based on the data furnished Sun.Star Davao, the price of imported garlic ranged from P300 to P340 with a prevailing price of P320, native garlic ranged from P280 to P300 with a prevailing price of P300, and Hawaiian garlic ranged from P160 to P180 with a prevailing price of P180.

An increase in the prices of some selected commodities has also been noted.


The price of cabbage went up by P10, to P40 to P50 per kilo as of Friday last week as compared to the P30 to P40 price during the June 20 price monitoring.

The price of carrots also went up by P20 to P80 to P90 from P60 to P70.
The price of other selected products has remained stable.

Well-milled rice is from P43 to P48, regular milled is from P37 to P42, and NFA rice is from P27 to P32.

The retail price for meat and poultry products are as follows: pork liempo ranges from P170 to P185, pork lean meat P170 to P180, beef lean meat P220, beef with bones P180, dressed chicken P112 to P115, and chicken egg P4.5 to P5.

The retail price of selected seafoods are: bangus ranges from P110 to P120, galunggong P120 to P130, and tilapia P90 to P110.

Price of selected vegetables are: ampalaya P50 to P60, sitao P25 to P35, habitchuelas P30 to P40, tomato P35 to P40, red onion P60 to P70, white potato P70 to P80, eggplant P20 to P25, and pechay P60 to P70.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on July 04, 2014.


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