Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, January-March 2022

January 2022 to March 2022

Abaca

  • Production of abaca fiber for this quarter improved to 14.57 thousand metric tons or an increase of 14.1 percent, from 12.77 thousand metric tons in the same period of 2021.
  • Bicol Region was the top abaca fiber producer for the quarter with 5.97 thousand metric tons or 40.9 percent share to the total abaca production. This was followed by Davao Region and Eastern Visayas with 12.1 and 11.3 percent shares, respectively.