Rice and Corn Stocks Inventory, March 2020

As of April, 2020


  • As of 01 March 2020, the total rice stocks inventory stood at 2,178.64  thousand metric tons. This was lower by 1.9 percent compared with the previous year's level of  2,221.42 thousand metric tons. Similarly, the rice stocks  inventory in 01 March 2020 was lower by 8.3 percent than the previous  month's inventory  of  2,375.50 thousand metric tons. (Figure 1 and Table 1)
  • Compared with the previous year's rice stocks inventory, stocks  in the households and NFA depositories decreased by 5.1 percent and 2.1 percent, respectively.  However, stocks in commercial  warehouses rose by 2.9 percent.  (Table 1)
  • Month-on-month, rice stocks inventory in households, commercial warehouses and NFA depositories declined by 6.2 percent,14.9 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. (Table 1)
  • Of the total rice stocks inventory   this month, 45.0 percent  were from households, 32.9 percent from commercial warehouses, and 22.1 percent from NFA depositories. (Table 1)

Stock Inventory:

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 results of Palay and Corn Stocks Survey (PCSS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (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 NFA, the results of which are submitted to PSA. NFA stocks are monitored from their warehouses/depositories.

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Crops Statistics Division
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Knowledge Management and Communications Division 
Information Technology and Dissemination Service
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