Local news

May 10, 2022
The Philippine Star | https://bit.ly/3snZtf9 MANILA, Philippines — The country’s raw sugar production continued to decline for the sixth consecutive week, dropping 9.5 percent in the fourth week of April. Figures from the Sugar Regulatory Authority showed that raw sugar production reached 1.67 million... Read More
May 5, 2022
Philippine News Agency | https://bit.ly/39c2MPR BACOLOD CITY – The country's biggest sugar producers group with more than 30,000 member-planters has called out the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) for proceeding with the importation of refined sugar even with... Read More
May 3, 2022
The Philippine Star | https://bit.ly/3vChrwB MANILA, Philippines — The government raises at least $2 million (P105 million) every day from taxes on sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) as the country relies on fiscal reforms to generate revenues to finance its pandemic recovery, according to Finance... Read More
May 3, 2022
Business Mirror | https://bit.ly/3kzhfbj The secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA) remained firm on the Sugar Regulatory Administration’s (SRA) decision to import  refined sugar to boost the country’s supply and mitigate price spikes. During the Laging Handa public briefing on Tuesday,... Read More
April 20, 2022
Business Mirror | https://bit.ly/3kf8enj The Philippines’s sugar raw production in marketing (MY) 2023 is expected to decline by 50,000 metric tons (MT) to 2 million MT (MMT) due to low productivity and rising fertilizer prices, according to a Global Agricultural Information Network (Gain) report.... Read More