The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) promised that prices of noche buena items will not go up until 2020.
DTI Usec. Ruth Castelo said that manufacturers gave their commitment to maintain the prices of their products during the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Castelo added that noche buena items will follow the suggested retail price that the DTI published on October.
Aside from noche buena items, DTI said that manufacturers will also not increase the prices of other basic commodities during the holiday season.