Rice and Corn Stocks Inventory, January 2021

As of January, 2021


  • As of 01 January 2021, the rice stocks inventory was recorded at 2,332.00 thousand metric tons. This was lower by -12.8 percent in comparison with the previous year's level of 2,675.04 thousand metric tons. Likewise, rice stocks dropped by -15.7 percent over the previous month's level of 2,766.40 thousand metric tons. (Figure 1 and Table 1)
  • Year-on-year, rice stocks in household rose by 7.6 percent. However, rice stocks in commercial warehouses and NFA depositories both contracted by -27.5 percent and -32.8 percent, respectively.
  • The rice stocks inventory in all sectors declined compared with the previous month's levels.  Decrements were noted at -20.3 percent in households, -13.2 percent in commercial warehouses, and -0.1 percent in NFA depositories.
  • The total rice stocks inventory level during the month was comprised of 55.3 percent in households, 29.6 percent in  commercial warehouses, and 15.1 percent in 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, and the results of which are submitted to PSA. The NFA stocks are monitored from their warehouses/depositories.

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