Rice prices, at stable levels except in Butuan City
Prices of rice as well as other agricultural commodities, remained mostly stable through the last week of October while price movements were recorded in some commodities across regional centers.
According to the Philippine Statistic’s Price Situationer of Selected Agricultural Commodities for the fourth week of October, rice prices remain stable in all reporting areas except in Butuan City where premium rice was P1 lower per kilogram.
Meanwhile, prices varied for some poultry items, fish species, vegetables and fruits in some regional centers.
Select regional centers also showed mixed prices for condiments such as red onion, imported and native garlic, and ginger.
“Other basic commodities remain at their previous week’sprice levels,” the PSA noted.