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DA sets new SRP for basic agri-fishery products

Author: DA Communications Group | 12 August 2020

To protect consumers and serve as a guide for market retailers, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued a new set of suggested retail price (SRP) for basic agriculture and fishery commodities sold in Metro Manila.

The new SRP — under DA Administrative Order No. 10, signed by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, on August 3, 2020 — covers 11 prime commodities, namely: rice, bangus, tilapia, galunggong, pork, chicken, eggs, onions, garlic, sugar and cooking oil sold in NCR public and private wet markets.

Their respective prices per kilogram are:

  • Rice (local): special – P53; premium – P45; and well-milled – P40;
  • Rice (imported): special – P52; premium – P43; and well-milled – P38;
  • Pork (pigue/kasim) – P230;
  • Pork (liempo) – P250;
  • Whole chicken – P130;
  • Chicken egg – P6.5/piece;
  • Milkfish (bangus) – P169;
  • Roundscad (galunggong) imported – P180;
  • Galunggong, local – P140;
  • Tilapia – P120;
  • Sugar (refined) – P50;
  • Sugar (brown) – P45;
  • Red onions – P100;
  • Garlic – P100; and
  • Cooking oil – P25/350ml; P50/liter. ### (Kuhlin Ceslie Gacula / DA StratComms)
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