4th Quarter 2017

Gross National Income & Gross Domestic Product

Gross Value Added in Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing

Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF)
 
AHFF, which accounted for 9.3 percent of the total GDP, grew by 2.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017. The sector contributed for 0.2 percentage point to the 6.6 percent growth of GDP during the period.
 
Agriculture recovers
The Agriculture Industry which accounted for 82.5 percent of the total AHFF sector increased by 3.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 from a 0.7 percent decline in the previous year. Contributing mainly to the sector’s growth were: Palay, 4.4 percent; Poultry, 4.7 percent; Agricultural activities and services, 4.3 percent; Livestock, 1.8 percent; Sugarcane, 14.6 percent; Banana, 3.2 percent; and Coconut, 3.5 percent.
 
Meanwhile, the sectors that declined and pulled down the growth of Agriculture were: Corn, 5.6 percent; Other crops, 1.0 percent; Coffee, 9.1 percent; and Mango 10.1 percent.
 
Forestry increases
In the fourth quarter of 2017, Forestry grow by 1.0 percent, compared with the 6.6 percent contraction from the same period in the previous year.
 
Fishing drops
Fishing, which accounted for 17.4 percent of the total AHFF in the fourth quarter of 2017, decreased by 0.5 percent. The subsectors that pulled down Fishing performance were: Roundscad, Tiger Prawn, Skipjack and Others.
 
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