Local news

April 3, 2020
Madelaine B. Miraflor (Manila Bulletin) | https://bit.ly/3a8b7Pn The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) had sought interventions from the national government after the price of sugar dropped by P200 per 50-kilogram bag in the span of two weeks. “We recently saw an abnormal price drop, in some cases... Read More
March 30, 2020
Sandra Zialcita (CNN Philippines) | https://bit.ly/2XEs1CB Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 30) — Two major sugar companies based in Bukidnon have temporarily stopped milling operations amid the coronavirus outbreak. The two local firms, Busco Sugar Milling Co., Inc. and Crystal Sugar Company,... Read More
March 19, 2020
Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  (Philippine News Agency) | https://bit.ly/3bdM6TY MANILA – Following the declaration of a state of calamity in the Philippines for six months, price freeze on basic commodities will be effective until May 15, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said Wednesday. The price... Read More
March 3, 2020
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/2wuwCMs THE country’s raw sugar output could fall to 2.025 million metric tons (MMT), the lowest level in nearly a decade, as El Niño and rains battered plantations in key sugar-producing areas in the Philippines. Erratic weather has been the... Read More
January 31, 2020
Madelaine B. Miraflor (Manila Bulletin) | https://bit.ly/2vjo1vF
  While its stakeholders are being threatened with plans of liberalization, Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) has moved to conduct an industry benchmarking with one of the largest sugar producing countries in the world,... Read More