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Thursday, June 23, 2022
Philippine feed millers demand for more corn imports at lower tariffs
The Philippine Association of Feed Millers Inc. (Pafmi), the biggest group of animal feed producers in the Philippines, is pushing for higher import volumes for corn at lower tariffs to allow them flexibility to keep feed input costs low am ...
Monday, June 13, 2022
Philippines to allow import of more pork and corn through adjustment of tariffs
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte had issued Executive Order (EO) No. 171 to modify tariff rates for pork, corn, rice and coal, thus facilitating the import of more goods into the country at lower prices.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Philippines to bring in more corn in 2021-22 market year
The Philippines will import more corn in the market year (MY) of 2021-2022 amid lower production and harvest area for the main staple.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Philippine feed millers body points out inadequate corn production
The Philippine Association of Feed Millers Inc. (PAFMI) has raised concern over insufficient local corn production and is urging the government and local producers to address the urgent need to ensure reliability and consistency of supply i ...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Philippine feed millers agree to buy more local corn
Following backlash for citing high local corn prices as the main reason for its decision to import 81,000 tonnes of feed wheat from the Black Sea and Australia, the Philippine Association of Feed Millers Inc. (PAFMI) has agreed to buy more ...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Philippine indigenous groups receive corn seeds as crisis aid
The Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga sent 96 bags of corn seeds to five beneficiary associations of the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program in Surigao del Sur, said the DA 13 regional spokesperson, Manila Bulletin ...
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Over 200,000 hectares rice, corn farms at risk in Philippines
As Typhoon Ambo hit the Philippines, almost 266,000 hectares of rice and corn farms are at risk, making the Department of Agriculture (DA) to release portions of its Quick Response Fund (QRF), reported Manila Bulletin.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Philippine corn output falls to four-year low
In the first quarter of the year, Philippine corn output dropped by 3.4% to 2.34 million tonnes, from last year's 2.42 million tonnes, as low farm-gate prices discouraged farmers from planting more corn, reported BusinessMirror.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
African swine fever curtails Philippines' import of corn, wheat
October 22, 2019 African swine fever curtails Philippines' import of corn, wheat  African swine fever is undercutting the Philippines' demand for animal feed - as such, the country's total grain imports, including wheat and corn, is likely ...
Monday, June 24, 2019
Philippines livestock sector welcomes move to import 300,000 tonnes of corn at zero tariffs
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) is planning to bring in 300,000 tonnes of yellow corn at zero tariffs, according to a Business Mirror report.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Philippines to import 300,000 tonnes of corn to cover shortage due to dry spell
The Philippines is seeking to import 300,000 tonnes of corn to cover a shortfall in the domestic supply caused by the El Nino dry spell and to prepare for the expected 'dramatic' growth of local swine and poultry sectors, a government offic ...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Philippines turns down feed millers' request to import corn at zero tariff
August 15, 2018 Philippines turns down feed millers' request to import corn at zero tariff   Feed millers in the Philippines have requested to import yellow corn at zero tariff, but are instead rejected by the country's Department of Agricu ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Indonesia province exports 11,500 tonnes of corn to Philippines
March 28, 2018 Indonesia province exports 11,500 tonnes of corn to Philippines Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara Province has exported 11,500 tonnes of corn to the Philippines - the second time it delivered this flagship commodity to the latte ...
Friday, November 24, 2017
Philippine gov't urged to allow corn farmers to export
The Philippine government has been urged to allow farmers to export corn, a "viable option" when farm-gate prices are low.
Monday, October 9, 2017
Philippine corn output hike this year tempered by low price
The Philippines expects its corn output this year to increase 5.26% year-on-year to 7.6 million tonnes from last year's 7.22 million due to generally favorable weather, the Philippine Maize Federation Inc. (PhilMaize) said, according to the ...

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