DTI sets sardine’s suggested retail price at P12.80 starting August 1By Fat Reyes
MANILA, Philippines—A member of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said that as of Wednesday, the suggested retail price (SRP) for canned sardines were set to P12.80 per 155 gram can.
“Today po, August 1 ngayon po yung effectivity na nagset po ang price council ng SRP sa sardinas at P12.80 (Today, August 1 is the effectivity when the price council set the SRP on sardines at P12.80),” said Victorio Dimagiba, Director of the Bureau of Trade Regulation and Consumer Protection in an interview with anchors Susan K and Dylan Halili of “Good Morning Inquirer” over Radyo Inquirer 990 am.
Dimagiba said that DTI continued to monitor areas placed under state of calamity to ensure that traders in said areas would follow the implementation of the automatic prize freeze order for basic goods.
He said that areas declared under state of calamity due to Tropical Storm Gener were four towns in Camiguin, Mabitak in Laguna, Naic in Cavite and Obando, Bulacan.
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