Rice and Corn Stocks Inventory, September 2020

As of October, 2020


  • The total rice stocks inventory as of 01 September 2020 was recorded at 1,823.31 thousand metric tons, a contraction of 1.0 percent from the 1,842.37 thousand metric tons level in same period of the previous year. In contrast, this rose by 2.1 percent from the previous month's inventory level of 1,786.25 thousand metrics tons. (Figure 1 and Table 1)
  • Compared with the previous year’s record, rice stocks inventory in the households and commercial warehouses grew by 26.0 percent and 3.0 percent, respectively. However, rice stocks inventory in NFA depositories dropped by percent.
  • With reference to the previous month’s inventory level, rice stocks inventory in the households and NFA depositories declined by 0.5 percent and 5.6 percent, respectively. Nevertheless, stocks in commercial warehouses grew by 7.2 percent.
  • The total rice stocks comprised of  46.5 percent  from households, 42.9 percent  from commercial warehouses and 10.6 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. The NFA stocks are monitored from their warehouses/depositories.

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