Rice and Corn Stocks Inventory, October 2018
• As of 01 October 2018, the total rice stocks inventory was
• With reference to the previous year, rice stocks in households, commercial warehouses and NFA depositories dropped by
• Compared with the previous month, stocks in the households, in commercial warehouses and in NFA depositories grew by
• As of October 2018, more than half (54.04%) of the total stocks inventory were in the households,
Monthly rice and corn stocks inventory are generated from three sectors, namely: household, commercial, and National Food Authority (NFA). The household stocks are taken from the Palay and Corn Stocks Survey (PCSS) of the PSA, which covers farming and non-farming households nationwide. The commercial stocks are sourced from registered grains businessmen through the Commercial Stocks Survey (CSS). The CSS is conducted by the NFA, the results of which are submitted to PSA. NFA stocks are monitored from their warehouses/depositories.