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Philippines:

 
     
     
 

Overview:                                                                                                       

 
 

 

 
 

Population: 93,260,798

GDP: $199,589,447,424

Per Capita Income: $2,060

Poverty:  26%

Share of GDP by Sector:  Agriculture 12%, Service 55%

 
     
     
 

Area:

 
 

 

 
 

Area: total: 300,000 square kilometers

                    land: 298,170 square kilometers

                    water: 1,830 square kilomters

Agricultural land area: 9.560 million hectares (2002 CAF)

arable land: 4.858 million hectares

permanent cropland: 4.193 million hectares

permanent meadows/pastures: 0.129 million hectares

forest land: 0.074 million hectares

other lands: 0.307 million hectares

CO2 Emission: 0.9 MT/Year/per capita (World Bank 2007)

 
     
     
 

Trade and Agriculture:

 
 

 

 
 

Value of total agricultural exports: P 185 billion f.o.b.

% agriculture in total exports: 8%

Top agricultural export commodities: coconut oil (31%), banana fresh (8%, tuna (9%), pineapple and products (6%)

Value of total agricultural imports: P 334 billion c.i.f.

% agriculture in total imports: 13%

Top agricultural import commodities: rice (22%), milk and cream and products (8%), wheat (7%), soyabean oil/cake meal (5%)

 

Major suppliers:

  rice: Vietnam (74%)

  milk and cream and products: New Zealand (42%), USA (24%)

  wheat: USA(56%), Canada (14%)

  soyabean oil/cake meal: USA (50%), Argentina (46%)

  Agricultural trade deficit: P 149 billion

 

Rank in the world by commodity:

Rank

Commodity

1

Manila Fibre (Abaca)

1

Pineapples

2

Coconuts

2

Fruit, tropical fresh nes

3

Ramie

3

Bananas

4

String beans

4

Agave Fibres Nes

5

Other bird eggs,in shell

5

Vegetables fresh nes

 
     
     
  Statistics:  
     
  Import of Jute and other bast fibres by Philippines:
Period Trade Value
2010 $918,368
2009 $477,376
2008 $834,194
2007 $576,391
2006 $648,488

 

Products that Philippines are importing:

Code Description Trade Value
5310 Woven fabrics of jute or of other textile bast fibres of heading 53.03. $728,766
630510 Sacks & bags, packing, of jute or other bast fibres $519,753
531010 Woven fabrics of jute/oth. textile bast fibres of 53.03, unbleached $484,661
5303 Jute, other bast fibre, raw or processed, not spun $438,178
5307 Yarn of jute, bast fibre except flax, true hemp, ramie $252,871
531090 Woven fabrics of jute/oth. textile bast fibres of 53.03, other than unbleac ... $244,10

 Philippines export of Natural Fibers to The world:

Product

Code

Product Label

 

Philippines's exports to world

Value

in 2007

Value

in 2007

 

Value

in 2007

 

Value

in 2007

 

Value

in 2007

 

'5305

Coconut, abaca, ramie & other vegetable fibers, raw, processed, not sp

0

16,830

24,496

11,503

16,750

'5306

Flax yarn

0

0

0

0

4

'5304

Sisal&other tex fibres of genus Agave,raw/processed,not spun;tow&waste

0

0

0

39

0

'5301

Flax, raw or processed but not spun; flax tow and waste

0

0

0

0

0

'5309

Woven fibres of flax

0

0

0

0

0

'5307

Yarn of jute or of other textile bast fibres of hd no 53.03

0

72

0

0

0

'5302

True hemp, raw, processed, not spun; tow and waste of true hemp

0 3 0 0 0
'5303

Jute & other textile bast fibers (not flax, true hemp, ramie), raw, pr

0 9 4 1 2
'5310

Woven fabrics of jute or of other tex bast fibres of hd no 53.03

0 32 0 0 2
'5308

Yarn of other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn

0 204 67 48 101
'5311

Woven fabric of other vegetable textile fibre & woven fabric of paper

0 908 1,250 937 1,068
 
     
     
  Jute Saluyot:  
     
 
  • Jute is known as Saluyot in Philippines. Department of Agriculture prescribed some recipe to prepare food with Jute leaves (http://www.da.gov.ph/dawebsite/saluyot.pdf).

  • Trademap data shows Philippines imported jute yarn from Bangladesh which value is $ 87,000 in 2010

 
     
     
  Jute Traders:  
     
 
Cebu unlimited designs,inc

Contact Name:Mr.   padilla

Tel:63-32-490-8337

Fax:63-32-490-8337

Mobile Phone:63-329205849664

Address:# 1184 Rm 204 Rb Bacong Bldg, Pakigne, Minglanilla

Country:Philippines

 

Contact Name: Mr. lecetivo

Tel:63-918-9343600

Address:# 5 Sta Rosa street, Barangay Kapitolyo, Shaw boulevard

Province/State: Manila

Country: Philippines

Postcode:1600

 
     
     
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