Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, July-September 2020

July 2020 to September 2020

Abaca

  • The production of abaca fibers from July to September 2020 at 19.93 thousand metric tons was a decline of -0.6 percent from the 20.05 thousand metric tons output in the same quarter of 2019.
  • Bicol Region was still the top abaca fiber producer with 8.71 thousand metric tons or 43.7 percent of the total production this quarter. Eastern Visayas and Davao Region came next with 16.5 percent and 13.4 percent shares, respectively.