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FIGHT AGRI SMUGGLING WITH STRONGER CUSTOMS LAW

A partylist lawmaker pushed for the passage of a measure seeking to amend the Customs Modernization and Tariffication Act (CMTA) to help avert agricultural smuggling and improve trade facilitation.  AAMBIS-OWA Partylist Representative Sharon Garin said amendments to the CMTA are necessary to further improve the country’s international standing, wherein its institutional arrangement and cooperation rating […]

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Government

PRICE CONTROL ON AGRI PRODUCTS EXTENDED – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has extended the imposition of the suggested retail price (SRP) for basic agriculture and fishery products to protect consumers against price irregularities in local markets amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon. In a new administrative circular signed by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, a price freeze for rice and other […]

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Government

ALLOW UNIMPEDED TRANSIT OF ALL FOOD, PRODUCTION ITEMS IN QUARANTINE CHECKPOINTS – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the movement of all food and production items must be unhampered amid the implementation of a Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine. Dar said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has instructed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to allow the unimpeded transit of cargoes in all […]