Philippines’ March Rice and Corn Stocks Inventory

Following is a table of the Philippines’ March rice and corn stocks inventory as published by the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics on its website.

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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2012     2012     2012     2011     2011     2011
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                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
Rice Stocks                 -29.5%   -23.6%   -13.8%    -9.4%   -17.7%   -27.7%
 Household                   -5.4%    -5.6%    10.1%    11.4%    -7.7%   -35.2%
 Commercial                  -7.1%    13.0%    11.1%    29.1%     1.4%    -7.2%
 National Food Authority    -49.5%   -45.7%   -35.2%   -35.3%   -33.3%   -30.2%

Corn Stocks                   0.8%   -16.3%     7.0%    16.1%    12.5%     4.5%
 Household                   -4.4%   -29.5%   -25.2%   -24.3%   -18.2%    10.3%
 Commercial                   7.1%    -1.1%    44.1%    57.3%    48.7%     1.8%
 National Food Authority       n/a   -76.7%  -100.0%   -80.0%   -96.4%   -98.2%

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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2012     2012     2012     2011     2011     2011
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                          ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
Rice Stocks                 -13.7%   -11.4%   -15.2%    -3.4%    17.2%    13.2%
 Household                   -4.0%   -14.3%   -22.8%    -3.8%    59.0%    53.7%
 Commercial                 -30.3%     1.7%   -15.5%     0.0%    10.9%    33.3%
 National Food Authority    -11.5%   -16.2%    -6.3%    -5.1%    -7.1%    -8.6%

Corn Stocks                  12.8%   -21.8%    -6.3%   -11.8%   -24.2%    -5.2%
 Household                   27.5%    -5.7%     8.2%   -24.0%   -48.7%   -17.4%
 Commercial                   1.0%   -31.4%   -13.1%    -4.7%     5.8%    15.8%
 National Food Authority       n/a      n/a  -100.0%   150.0%     0.0%   166.7%

                          ----------------- ‘000 Metric Tons ------------------
Rice Stocks                2,010.0  2,330.0  2,630.0  3,100.0  3,210.0  2,740.0
 Household                   810.0    840.0    980.0  1,270.0  1,320.0    830.0
 Commercial                  420.0    610.0    600.0    710.0    710.0    640.0
 National Food Authority     780.0    880.0  1,050.0  1,120.0  1,180.0  1,270.0

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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2012     2012     2012     2011     2011     2011
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                          ----------------- ‘000 Metric Tons ------------------
Corn Stocks                  146.4    129.8    165.9    177.1    200.9    265.2
 Household                    74.2     58.2     61.7     57.0     75.0    146.2
 Commercial                   72.2     71.5    104.2    119.9    125.8    118.9
 National Food Authority       0.0      0.1      0.0      0.2      0.1      0.1
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Note 1: Figures are preliminary and subject to revisions. Prior
        months figures are taken from previous press releases
        and may be revised.
Note 2: Corn stocks excludes those held by commercial livestock 
        and poultry producers and corn mixed in feed stocks
Note 3: Figures may not add up to total

Source: Bureau of Agricultural Statistics

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