Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Officials from Ilagan, Philippines visit Thailand to boost local corn industry
Officials from the Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 (DTI R2) teamed up with the city government of Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines, for a two-day business mission to Thailand to bolster Ilagan's status as the corn capital ...
Friday, June 7, 2024
Philippines retains reduced tariffs on corn, pork, and mechanically deboned meat
The Philippines' National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board has decided to maintain reduced tariff rates on corn, pork, and mechanically deboned meat to ensure a stable supply of these essential commodities, Philippine Informa ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Governor of Cebu, Philippines encourages Camotes Island farmers to shift to yellow corn cultivation
Gwendolyn Garcia, Governor of Cebu, Philippines, engaged with landowners and farmers in Camotes Island, east of Cebu, advocating for a shift to planting yellow corn due to its high demand, The Freeman reported.
Monday, April 22, 2024
Drought devastates corn fields across Negros Occidental, Philippines
Recent data from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) in Negros Occidental, Philippines, revealed that drought has ravaged approximately 3,241 hectares of corn and rice fields in 24 local government units (LGUs) across the provi ...
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Philippines' overall corn stocks at 546.89 thousand metric tonnes, as of March 1
The Philippines' total corn stocks inventory reached 546.89 thousand metric tonnes, as of March 1, according to Divina Gracia L. Del Prado, assistant secretary at the Philippine Statistics Authority.
Friday, April 5, 2024
USDA forecasts the Philippines to import more corn to meet feed demand
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Manila office predicts the Philippines will increase corn imports, reaching approximately 1 million tonnes in Marketing Year (MY) 2024/25, to fulfil the rising feed consumption demand, Uk ...
Thursday, April 4, 2024
Philippines proposes senate bill to boost corn industry
The Philippines introduces Senate Bill (SB) 2625, aimed at enhancing the competitiveness and expansion of the country's corn industry, aligning with the country's Livestock, Poultry, and Dairy Industry Development Act's objectives, Philippi ...
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Philippines reports high corn yield amid El Nino challenges
Philippines' President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. announced a significant increase in corn yield despite the ongoing El Nino phenomenon during a meeting held at the Palace with key government officials, Philippine Daily Inqui ...
Friday, March 1, 2024
Thirty-year divestment rule a hurdle for foreign investments in Philippines' corn sector
A presidential decree opened the door to foreign investments in the Philippines' rice and corn sectors, but this restricts such investments to only 30 years, according to Mari Charina Ubarra, a technical consultant at the Foundation for Eco ...
Friday, February 9, 2024
Municipality in Antique, Philippines, suffers nearly US$600,000 damages to corn, rice production due to El Nino
The cost of damage caused by the El Niño phenomenon to rice and corn production in the Municipality of Patnongon, north of Antique, the Philippines reached ₱33.7 million (US$598,680).
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Philippines feed millers association seeks for 5% tariff on corn imports
The Philippine Association of Feed Millers (Pafmi) is calling for the imposition of a standard 5% tariff on the Philippines' corn imports to strengthen domestic production of meat, fish and other poultry products, The Manila Times reported ...
Monday, September 4, 2023
Batangas, Philippines approves programme to boost corn production for poultry and egg producers
The Provincial Board of Batangas, Philippines, has given its approval to a measure aimed at enhancing the productivity of corn growers in the province, which is expected to significantly bolster the capacity of local farmers to provide esse ...
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Philippines Department of Agriculture sets up facility to support corn industry in Cagayan Valley
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA), in partnership with the city government of Ilagan, established a processing facility for corn-based food products and livestock feed to boost the corn industry in Cagayan Valley.
Monday, August 7, 2023
Potential for Philippines to prolong lower import tariffs on pork and corn
The Philippines may extend reduced import tariffs on certain commodities including pork, corn and rice, beyond 2023 to ease pressure on inflation, which remained above target last month, officials said.
Thursday, July 13, 2023
El Nino-induced corn decline threatens livestock sector in the Philippines
Industry officials in the Philippines have expressed concerns over declining corn output due to the El Nino weather phenomenon, which is expected to have a ripple effect on the livestock sector, BusinessWorld reported.

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