basic goods

Inflation slows but prices still higher than before

May 7, 2019

Inflation slowed in April 2019 but rice, fish, sugar, and many vegetables are still more expensive than last year

DTI scrapping of SRP harmful to consumers–IBON

July 1, 2017

Research group IBON said that the trade department’s order to give the private sector the free rein in determining the price of basic goods will harm consumers especially the poor majority. This is a form of deregulation whereby the government reneges on its responsibility to regulate the price of  basic goods and protect consumers, the […]