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Posted: 2018-Sep-26 12.02.26 UTC+0800
 
MANILA — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through its attached corporation, the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC), will now import rice, Malacañang announced Monday. Full Article.

Manila Bulletin
Published September 14, 2018, 10:00 PM
 
The Philippine International Trading Corp. (PITC), an attached agency of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), said it can sell commercial rice at a subsidized retail price of P27-P32 per kilo once the National Food Authority (NFA) Council approves its proposal to import 150,000 metric tons of rice. Full Article

Published September 14, 2018, | 7:08 PM
 

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is seeking to import an additional 150,000 metric tons of rice under a government-to-government scheme, saying that the process will take less time than an open tender.

In a statement Friday, the DTI said one of its agencies, the Philippine International Trading Corp. (PITC), has proposed to ship in up to 150,000 metric tons, equivalent to 3 million bags of rice, to supplement the inventory held by the National Food Authority (NFA). Full Article


Philippine Daily Inquirer
By: Roy Stephen C. Canivel - @inquirerdotnet / 07:05 AM September 15, 2018
 

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is proposing to import 150,000 metric tons of rice, as increases in the staple’s prices were being largely blamed for a record inflation rate in August.

In a statement on Friday, the DTI said this would be done through its attached agency, the Philippine International Trading Corp. (PITC), to augment the current supply of the National Food Authority (NFA). Full Article.

 

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