Local news

July 2, 2020
Jasper Y. Arcalas  (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/3fbnmy1 THE trade war between Beijing and Washington has shaken up the world market since it started in 2018. A part of the economic disputes between the world’s two largest economies involve millions of farmers: “Escalation of a trade war between... Read More
June 29, 2020
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/2Dfn4bf After a two-year slump, the country’s sugar production in the current crop year is poised for recovery, latest data from the Sugar Regulatory Administration showed. Preliminary SRA data as of June 7 has reached 2.123 MMT, 2.69 percent over... Read More
June 8, 2020
James A. Loyola (Manila Bulletin) | https://bit.ly/3iA2YJb Universal Robina Corporation,  the food and beverage unit of the Gokongwei group, is acquiring the sugar mill, ethanol plant and other assets of Roxas Holdings Inc. in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock... Read More
April 23, 2020
Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) | https://bit.ly/3fYRVIg
  MANILA, Philippines — Local sugar output is seen hitting its 10-year low and will further decline in the next crop year, prompting more imports of the commodity amid increasing demand. In the latest report of the US... Read More
April 21, 2020
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/2VCoraZ The country’s sugar output in crop year (CY) 2020-2021 may fall to an 11-year low of 2 million metric tons (MMT) as sugarcane areas continue to shrink due to land conversion, according to a Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN)... Read More