According to reports, hog producers in the Philippines are asking that the price ceiling placed on pork be lifted.

National Hog Raisers Association President Albert Lim stated there could be pork shortages in Luzon during the high demand period of December with the price cap of P170/kilo discouraging suppliers.

Pig supplies are down in Luzon, however Visayas and Mindanao supplies have remained relatively high.