registered an increase in SRP.
The stable prices come as a welcome note as Filipinos prepare for All Saints Day and the holiday season. Economic indices also point to stable prices of basic good and prime commodities. Inflation rates for both the first and second quarters of 2017 are still at 2.8 percent, according to the Philippine Statistics Office, with meat registering a slightly higher increase of 3.9 percent for the second quarter of 2017.
As consumers celebrate Consumer Welfare Month this October, buyers are advised by DTI to check the SRP, weight, label and price tags of consumer products when buying. Consumers are also reminded to be vigilant especially when buying online.