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THE PHILIPPINE ABACA

INDUSTRY SITUATION
2004-2009

Table 1
GROWTHIN ABACAAREAS, 2004-2008
Area
%
Year
(has.)
Change
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008

127,258
135,958
141,711
146,273
152,691

6.8
4.2
3.2
4.4

Average

140,778

4.7

Table 2
AREA PLANTED TOABACA BYREGION , 2007 & 2008
(in hectares)
%
Region
PHILIPPINES
CA R
Central Luzon
Southern Tagalog
Bicol
Western Visayas
Central VIsayas
Eastern Visayas
Zamboanga Peninsula
Northern Mindanao
Davao Region
Soccsksargen
Caraga
ARMM

2007

2008

146,273

152,691

801
654
1,748
44,216
5,114
3,692
44,717
2,749
6,288
13,380
5,112
10,890
6,912

814
682
2,006
44,943
4,905
3,928
46,046
3,435
6,748
14,538
5,606
11,971
7,070

Change
4.4
1.7
4.2
14.8
1.6
(4.1)
6.4
3.0
25.0
7.3
8.6
9.6
9.9
2.3

Table 3
GROWTHIN ABACA AREAS, 2004-2008
Year

Prodn (mt)

%Change

2004
2005
2006
2007
2008

72,891
73,875
66,471
60,722
77,389

1.3
(10.0)
(8.6)
27.4

Average

70,270

1.5

Table 4
ABACA FIBERPRODUCTION , 2007 & 2008
(in metric tons)
Region
2007

2008 %Change

PHILIPPINES

60,722

77,389

27.4

CA R
Central Luzon
Southern Tagalog
Bicol
Western Visayas
Central VIsayas
Eastern Visayas
Zamboanga Peninsula
NOrthern Mindanao
Davao Region
Soccsksargen
Caraga
ARMM

28
51
95
15,695
1,693
348
23,571
172
1,244
8,006
648
5,517
3,655

72
69
84
21,972
2,281
789
23,588
251
2,318
10,229
1,282
9,958
4,494

160.2
36.2
(11.9)
40.0
34.8
127.0
0.1
46.0
86.3
27.8
97.9
80.5
22.9

Table 5
VALUEOFABACA EXPORTS, 2004-2008
(F.O.B. US$)
Year
Value
%Change
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008

73,513,027
86,718,656
90,681,106
79,349,414
99,462,995

Average

85,945,040

18.0
4.6
(12.5)
25.3
7.9

Table 6
VALUEOFEXPORTS, 2007 & 2008
(in F.O.B. US$)
Type of Product
2007

2008 %Change

TOTAL

79,349,414

99,462,995

25.3

Raw Fiber
Pulp
Cordgae
Yarns
Fabrics
Fibercrafts

14,471,974
44,820,172
13,088,557
113,028
753,936
6,101,747

22,232,835
57,346,582
13,824,592
67,354
1,043,204
4,948,428

53.6
27.9
5.6
(40.4)
38.4
(18.9)

Table 7
Local Consumption of Abaca Fiber, 2004-2008
(in metric tons)
Local
%
Year
Consump
Change
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008

50,900
59,170
56,175
47,362
51,722

Average

53,066

16.2
(5.1)
(15.7)
9.2
0.4

Table 8
Local Consumption of Abaca Fiber, 2007 & 2008
(in metric tons)
Sector
2007
2008 %Change
TOTAL

47,362

51,722

9.2

Pulp
Cordage
Fibercrafts

30,312
12,950
4,100

38,702
10,120
2,900

27.7
(21.9)
(29.3)

Table 9
ABACA FIBEREXPORTS, 2004-2008
(metric tons)
Year
Quantity
%Change
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008

19,310
13,684
12,887
13,731
13,386

(29.1)
(5.8)
6.5
(2.5)

Average

14,600

(8.8)

Table 10
ABACAFIBEREXPORTS, 2007 & 2008
(metric tons)
Destination
2007
2008 %Change
TOTAL
United Kingdom
Japan
China
India
Indonesia
Others

13,731

13,386

(2.5)

6,328
5,277
1,628
136
139
224

6,326
5,288
1,384
79
75
235

(0.0)
0.2
(15.0)
(42.0)
(45.9)
5.0

Table 11
ABACAPULPEXPORTS, 2004-2008
(in metric tons)
Year
Quantity
%Change
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008

20,469
23,288
22,526
18,260
18,103

13.8
(3.3)
(18.9)
(0.9)

Average

20,529

(3.0)

Table 12
ABACAPULP EXPORTS, 2007 & 2008
(in metric tons)
Destination
2007
2008 %Change
TOTAL
Germany
United Kingdom
Japan
France
United States
China
Singapore
Taiwan
Others

18,260

18,103

(0.9)

7,673
2,941
3,931
2,073
778
484
0
203
177

7,293
2,680
3,595
1,478
804
352
1,656
141
104

(4.9)
(8.9)
(8.6)
(28.7)
3.3
(27.3)
(30.7)
(41.1)

Table 13
ABACA CORDAGEEXPORTS, 2004-2008
(in metric tons)
Year
Quantity
%Change
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008

6,365
7,196
8,300
9,841
7,475

Average

7,835

13.1
15.3
18.6
(24.0)
4.1

Table 14
ABACACORDAGEEXPORTS, 2007 & 2008
(in metric tons)
Destination
2007
2008 %Change
TOTAL

9,841

7,475

(24.0)

United States
Singapore
Canada
United Kingdom
UAE
Germany
Netherlands
Malaysia
Others

6,471
781
236
212
278
201
191
241
1,231

4,916
523
154
159
111
160
300
151
1,000

(24.0)
(33.0)
(34.5)
(25.1)
(60.1)
(20.4)
56.9
(37.1)
(18.7)

TREND OF ABACA EXPORT PRICES, 2004-2008


300

250

US4/BALE

200

150

100

50

0
2004

2005

2006

S2

2007

JK

2008

TREND OF ABACA EXPORT PRICES, 2004-2008


300

250

US4/BALE

200

150

100

50

0
2004

2005

2006

S2

2007

JK

2008

Monthly Abaca Production, 2008-2009


10

Thousands

metric tons

0
Jan08 Feb

Mar

Phils

Apr

May

Jun

Bicol

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

E Visayas

Nov

Dec Jan 09 Feb

Mindanao

Graph 4

Monthly Abaca Production, 2008-2009


10

Thousands

metric tons

0
Jan08 Feb

Mar

Phils

Apr

May

Jun

Bicol

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

E Visayas

Nov

Dec Jan 09 Feb

Mindanao

Graph 5
Monthly Exports, Jan 2008-Jan 2009
3000

2500

metric tons

2000

1500

1000

500

0
Jan08

Mar
Feb

May
Apr

Jul
Jun

Raw Fiber

Sep
Aug

Pulp

Nov
Oct

Cordage

Jan 09
Dec

Feb

Grapg 6
TREND OF GBE BUYING PRICES, JAN 08-FEB 09
70

60
50

40

30
20
Jan 08 Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

S2

July

Aug

Sept

JK

Oct

Nov

Dec Jan 09 Feb

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