prices of food commodities

Falling real wages, more expensive food (as of October 2023)

November 7, 2023

Inflation reportedly eased in October 2023, but Filipinos’ wages and incomes still have not been keeping up with the price increases.

Falling real wages, more expensive food (as of September 2023)

October 10, 2023

Recent oil price rollbacks barely offset the several weeks of hikes. Should government be proactive and carry out the removal of fuel excise taxes, Filipino families will have money to curb the domino effect on increasing costs of living expenses.

Falling wages, more expensive food (August 2023)

September 5, 2023

Prices have increased in August and are still going up. With no proper regulation, insufficient or no direct support for small producers and no corresponding improvement in consumers’ purchasing power, things may be worse in September.

Poor Filipino families worst hit by rising July 2018 inflation

August 8, 2018

Research group IBON said that faster inflation largely due to rising food prices hits poor households the worst. The group also said that the Duterte administration’s proposal to increase food imports is short-sighted, and that the best defense against rising food prices and high inflation is to increase domestic food supply through long-term solutions that […]