Monthly price and food security update, October 2012
Consumer price index decreased on a month-onmonth basis.
Diesel and gasoline decreased by 4 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively.
Fuel price adjustments resulted to year-to-date increase of Php 2.93 per liter for gasoline and Php 0.52 per liter for diesel.
On a month-on-month basis, the movement in the prices of main staples are within normal fluctuation.
Prices of selected commodities in Central Mindanao are generally stable on a month-onmonth, past 3 months-todate, and year-to-date.
Paddy and corn production improved in the first half of the year.