MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, Feb. 1 (PIA) – To drum-up awareness on e-Presyo, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Camiguin strengthened its information and education campaign (IEC) by putting up e-Presyo tarpaulins in strategic areas around the province, mostly located in public markets and business establishments.
e-Presyo is the name given to the newly established Online Price Monitoring System (OPMS) of the DTI with the main purpose of providing easy access to the latest suggested retail prices (SRP) for prime commodities and basic necessities.
DTI said e-Presyo does not even require sign-up when the application is accessed online, easily downloadable both in personal computer and in a smart phones.
Another important feature is the Monitored Prevailing Prices and Stores with the lowest prices and the Comparative Prevailing Prices– a week ago, a month ago, 3 months ago and a year ago.
Another use of the App is when comparing store prices for basic necessities and prime commodities against the Suggested Retail Price (SRP). (Zita M. Abellare, with reports from Varry Labial, DTI-Camiguin/PIA-10
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)