Monthly Price and Food Security Update, April 2013
Annual headline inflation rate decreased from 3.4 percent in February to 3.2 percent in March.
On a month-on-month basis, CPI increased by 0.1 percent.
Food and non-alcoholic beverages index decreased by 0.1 percent and 2.8 percenet, on a month-onmonth and year-on year basis, respectively.
Most oil companies implemented a price rollback of Php0.25 per liter for gasoline and Php 0.55 per liter for diesel.
Prices of commodities at the national level remain stable.
Average retail prices of selected food items in Central Mindanao are generally stable.
FAO and the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics launched the Philippine Food Security Information System