Major Non-Food and Industrial Crops Quarterly Bulletin, July-September 2022

July 2022 to September 2022


  • Production of abaca fiber for July to September 2022 expanded to 19.30 thousand metric tons or by 21.7 percent, compared with the 15.85 thousand metric tons output in the same quarter of 2021.
  • Bicol Region was still the top abaca-producing region this period, with 6.76 thousand metric tons output or 35.0 percent share to the total abaca production. This was followed by Eastern Visayas and Davao Region with 15.7 percent and 14.9 percent shares, respectively.