By Lourdes O. Pilar, Researcher
The Philippines exported $1.165 billion worth of farm goods in the first quarter of 2018, 26.2% less than the $1.579 billion receipts during 2017’s comparable period.
The animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products group was the country’s top agriculture export valued at $310 million. Edible fruits and nuts came in next with $271 million while preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants placed third with exports amounting $116 million.
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