Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019

Abaca

  • Abaca fibers production from October to December 2019 was estimated at 17.51 thousand metric tons, which represents a drop of 2.9 percent from its level in the same quarter of previous year of 18.03 thousand metric tons.
  • Bicol Region was recorded as the highest producer of abaca fiber from October to December 2019, which shared 37.1 percent to the national total abaca production. This was followed by Eastern Visayas and Davao Region at 17.2 percent and 13.0 percent, respectively.