Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2018

October 2019 to December 2019

Tobacco

  • From October to December 2018, total production of tobacco increased by 14.9 percent from 958 metric tons in the same quarter of 2017 to 1.10 thousand metric tons this quarter.
  • At 99.3 percent, Northern Mindanao accounted for approximately all the tobacco production this quarter.
  • Of the total tobacco production, Virginia tobacco was produced more at 60.1 percent than native at 39.9 percent. There was no production of other tobacco this quarter.