Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2021

October 2021 to December 2021

Abaca

  • For October to December 2021, production of abaca fiber was at 15.58 thousand metric tons or a decline by -11.6 percent, from the 17.62 thousand metric tons output in the same quarter of the previous year.
  • Bicol Region was the top abaca fiber producer with 4.22 thousand metric tons or 27.1 percent share to the total production this quarter. Eastern Visayas and Davao Region followed with 19.3 and 15.4 percent shares, respectively.