Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, January-March 2021

January 2021 to March 2021

Abaca

  • The production of abaca fiber from January to March 2021 at 12.68 thousand metric tons, dropped by -15.3 percent, from the 14.97 thousand metric tons output in the same quarter of 2020.
  • Bicol Region was still the top abaca fiber producer with 4.10 thousand metric tons or 32.3 percent of the total production this quarter. Eastern Visayas and Davao Region came next with 17.6 percent and 14.1 percent shares, respectively.