MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, December 28 (PIA) – Shoppers can now access the list of prevailing prices on basic necessities and prime commodities through the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ‘e-Presyo’ portals available via android applications or web.
e-Presyo serves as guide to consumers while doing their grocery shopping to enjoy best value for money.
When the data gathering fully takes-off, the system will reflect comparative prevailing prices for a preferred period.
DTI Camiguin Provincial Director Joselito S. Enot said compared to the conventional manner of reporting, this allows real time entry during monitoring on the part of DTI.
As a newly developed system, e-Presyo will contain price data from 2016 onwards, price data from previous years can be requested from the DTI.
As for Camiguin, there about 110 establishments monitored by DTI monthly and covers only basic necessities, prime commodities, construction materials and other mandatory products.
Special monitoring is likewise conducted for school supplies in the months of May to June and Noche Buena Items starting October to December. (JCV/PIA10)