Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, April-June 2021

April 2021 to June 2021

Tobacco

  • The tobacco dried leaves production from April to June 2021 was noted at 36.83 thousand metric tons or a decrease of -2.1 percent, from 37.62 thousand metric tons output in the same period of 2020.
  • Other tobacco (Burley) was the most produced variety which contributed 42.4 percent to the total produce during the period. This was followed by Virginia tobacco with 41.4 percent share on the total production.
  • The highest tobacco-producing region for this quarter was Ilocos Region, which produced 24.93 thousand metric tons or 67.7 percent share to the total tobacco production.