Pork prices remain high 3 months after gov't reduced tariff on imports
by Hannah Torregoza, Manila Bulletin (Philippines)
July 18, 2021
Senator Francis Pangilinan on Sunday, July 18 expressed dismay that pork prices remain high despite the lower tariff on imports, saying the government should restore to its original 20 to 30 percent levels to help hog raisers recover from the African swine fever.
“It’s been three months since pork tariffs were reduced but pork prices are still high. Our local hog-raisers are still suffering. The promise of lower pork prices has not been fulfilled,” Pangilinan said...