10 months Agriculture trade hits $5.23B in Q4 Manilatimes |Biz
The total value of agricultural trade in the country rose by 15.9 percent to $5.23 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to the $4.51 billion in 2017, the government reported on Thursday. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said total agricultural exports and imports went up in the October to December period last year. Total revenues from agricultural exports jumped by 8.8 percent to $1.66 billion from $1.52 billion in the same period in 2017. Its share to total exports likewise increased by one percent. The country’s total export revenue for all commodities amounted to $16.53 billion, down 2.1 ... more