Mixed price movements seen for vegetables
Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said that during the fourth week of June, varied price movements for indicator vegetables were recorded.
For instance, a price hike of P10 per kilogram of ampalaya was seen in both San Fernando City and Legaspi City and by P20 in Naga City. On the other hand, it was cheaper by P10 in both Cebu City and Cagayan de Oro City.
The price for cabbage also declined by P10 per kilogram in both Cebu City and Davao City. But it was sold higher by P10 in four regional centers and by P15 in Tuguegarao City.
A kilogram of carrots, meanwhile, went down by P10 in San Fernando City, Cagayan de Oro City and Davao City. But it rose by P3 in Cabanatuan City and by P10 in Tuguegarao City, Naga City, and Iloilo City.
As for eggplant, its price decrease by P10 per kilogram in both Tacloban City and Cagayan de Oro City and by P15 in Cebu City. On the other hand, it went up by P20 in both NCR and Cabanatuan City and by P30 in San Fernando City.
A kilogram of habitchuelas was also priced lower from P5 to P25 in five regional centers. It, however, climbed by P10 in Batangas City and by P60 in San Fernando City.
The price per kilogram of native pechay was cheaper by P20 in Naga City. Meanwhile it picked up by P3 in Cabanatuan City and by P20 in San Fernando City.
A kilogram of stringbeans dropped from P5 to P20 in four regional centers during the period. It, however, went up by P10 in Naga City and by P20 in both San Fernando City and Cabanatuan City.
A price cut of P10 per kilogram of tomato was posted in Cagayan de Oro City. On the contrary, price mark-ups ranging from P8 to P30 were registered in eight regional centers.
A price uptick of P10 per kilogram of white potato was noted in Tacloban City. On the contrary, it fell by P5 in NCR and by P10 in Iloilo City.