• The country’s rice inventory posted a 25.2 percent decline in December, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
  • In its latest rice and corn stocks inventory report, the PSA said total rice stocks stood at 1.896 million metric tons as of Dec. 1, lower than the 2.53 million MT registered in the same month a year ago.
  • The current inventory is also a 4.2 percent decline from the 1.979 million MT registered the previous month.