Monthly Price and Food Security Update, April 2013

from World Food Programme
Published on 30 Apr 2013 View Original


  • 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