Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, October-December 2022
October 2022 to December 2022
- Rubber (cup lump) production for October to December 2022 dropped by
138.52 thousandmetric tons or a decrease of -9.0 percentfrom its production of 152.20 thousandmetric tons in the fourth quarter of previous year.
- The top rubber-producing region during the period was SOCCSKSARGEN with
59.02 thousandmetric tons output or 42.6 percentof the country’s total production. This was followed by Zamboanga Peninsula with 41.1 percentshare.
- For the period July to December 2022, the area planted with rubber was
239.58 thousandhectares, which was higher by 0.6 percentfrom the previous year’s same semester area of 238.19 thousandhectares.