Local news

April 5, 2021
Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star)  | https://bit.ly/3sVihAH MANILA, Philippines — The country’s sugar output for this crop year is likely to reach two million metric tons (MT), slightly below the 2.1 million MT target due to the prolonged effects of La Niña, according to sugar... Read More
March 31, 2021
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/3cQagHF The Philippines has decided to allocate its remaining raw sugar output in crop year 2020-2021 for domestic consumption to ensure ample stockpile and avert a possible increase in prices as the country faces lower than expected production.... Read More
January 29, 2021
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/3oDFOmT THE Land Bank of the Philippines said its total loan portfolio to agriculture in 2020 grew slightly to P237.62 billion from P236.31 billion in 2019. The LandBank said the loan was tapped by 2.67 million farmers and fishermen by end-2020;... Read More
January 3, 2021
Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) | https://bit.ly/3oeFsUm MANILA, Philippines — Local sugar supply has remained stable as production improves and with overall output for the current crop year likely to increase. Latest data from the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) showed that local... Read More
December 15, 2020
Erwin Nicavera (Philippine News Agency) | https://bit.ly/3nmFh92 BACOLOD CITY – An official of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) is optimistic that the industry’s good performance amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic will be sustained. SRA Board Member Emilio Yulo III, who... Read More