These Are The Approved Prices Of Pork And Chicken Starting February 8
The price ceiling will result in a P10-P90 price decrease.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) will implement Executive Order 124, imposing a 60-day price ceiling on pork and chicken products in Metro Manila starting February 8, 2021.¬†This executive order was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday to address the struggle of households with the rising prices of food.¬†
According to the Department of Agriculture's post, these are the prices of pork and chicken during¬†the 60-day price ceiling in the National Capital Region:
Starting February 8, 2021, kasim or pigue will be priced at P270, while liempo will cost P300. As for poultry products, a dressed chicken will cost P160.¬†
According to the¬†price monitoring of DA this February 3, 2021 (five days before the implementation of the price ceiling), kasim's prevailing price is at P350/kilo, liempo's prevailing price is at P390/kilo, and a whole chicken's prevailing price is at P170/kilo. The price ceiling¬†will result in a P10-P90 price decrease.
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