Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2020

April 2020 to June 2020

Abaca

  • The production of abaca fibers from April to June 2020 decreased to 18.28 thousand metric tons or by 3.3 percent, from 18.90 thousand metric tons in the same quarter of 2019.
  • For this quarter, Bicol Region continued as the top abaca fiber producer with 35.2 percent share to the total production. Eastern Visayas and Caraga came next with 19.6 and14.1 percent shares, respectively.