buffer stock


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buffer stock

An inventory of stored vaccine that allows a nation or an institution to respond quickly to emergent needs. The buffer stock usually consists of a three-month supply of a vaccine.
Synonym: vaccine buffer stock
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Walang katotohanan na may ganyang kalaking volume of nasisirang bigas sa mga bodega ng NFA (there is no truth on report about the big volume of damaged rice stocks in NFA warehouses), Dar said, adding that he already talked with the NFA Administrator and told her to invite all media practitioners to visit all NFA warehouses all over the country to check the buffer stocks.
'I am of the belief that the 30-day buffer stock of NFA [National Food Authority] is not enough.
The DepEd said buffer stock pertains to 7 percent of the completed development, printing, and delivery of learning materials for the projected enrolment of the school year.
The NFA's buffer stock, which accounted for 19.69 percent of nationwide inventory during the period, was at 516,920 metric tons.
The increase in buffer stock subsidy to Rs 1,674 crore from Rs 1,175 crore will help in reducing cane dues to farmers, which stood at Rs 1,520 crore on July 17 for the current season (July 2018 Rs 1,690 crore) as the subsidy will directly be credited to farmers' accounts against the cane dues of sugar mills.
Mr Bambangi: Mr Speaker, for the avoidance of doubt, I would want to refer my colleagues to the 2019 Budget Statement, page 111 and page 112, from paragraph 520, the Finance Minister stated that as part of measures to improve farmers access to markets, the National Food Buffer Stock Company, through a licensed buying company purchased 6,000 metric tonnes of white maize, 1,730 metric tonnes of rice,1,120 metric tonnes of millet,1,220 metric tonnes of groundnut,1,230 metric tonnes of cowpeas, and supply to schools under the Free Senior High School programme.
Meanwhile, it was decided in the meeting that onion supplies in Delhi from the buffer stock under the Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF) should be increased by 2-3 times from the current level so as to tide over any constraint in the interim supply of onions in the market, it said.
SFAC has been given a revolving fund of ` 50 crore to create a strategic buffer stock of potato and onion to discipline the Delhi- NCR market, a senior agriculture ministry official told news agency PTI.
Essa Abdulla Al Ghurair, Chairman of Al Ghurair Resources, said, his company sees strong growth in food grain business, moving forward, as the Gulf countries are developing buffer stocks as part of their food security programme.
This paper uses the structural vector autoregressive approach to assess the significance of buffer stock money under alternative real shocks in the U.S.
Operations of the buffer stock are actually guided by the movements of the five-day average DMIP in relation to the commonly called `may-buy' and `must-buy' and `may-sell' and `must-sell' bands.
Lego is in the process of centralizing the control of its European buffer stocks. With a lead time from ordering to delivery of three months, each sales company warehouse is currently responsible for its own buffer stock; cycle stock is replenished once a month.