Rice and Corn Stocks Inventory, September 2020

As of October, 2020


  • As of 01 September 2020, the total corn stocks inventory was estimated at 797.37 thousand metric tons. This was higher by 3.7 percent than the previous year's inventory of 768.66 thousand metric tons. Likewise, this was higher by 8.9 percent than the previous month's inventory level of 732.18 thousand metric tons. (Figure 2 and Table 2)
  • Relative to the previous year’s levels, corn stocks inventory in the household increased by 43.0 percent, whereas stocks in commercial warehouses decreased by 11.4 percent.
  • Against the previous month's records, corn stocks in the household grew by 216.2 percent, while stocks in the commercial warehouses dropped by 22.6 percent.
  • Of the total corn stocks, 38.3 percent came from households and 61.7 percent were from commercial warehouses. (Table 2)

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. The NFA stocks are monitored from their warehouses/depositories.

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Crops Statistics Division
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