Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, July-September 2019

July 2019 to September 2019

Abaca

  • Production of abaca fibers from July to September 2019 was recorded at 20.01 thousand metric tons, an increase of 4.8 percent from previous year’s production of 19.09 thousand metric tons.
  • The top abaca fiber producer for this quarter was Bicol Region, which shared 42.9 percent to the country’s total abaca production. It was followed by Eastern Visayas with 16.4 percent and Davao Region with 14.3 percent share.