EXPORTS BY MAJOR COMMODITY GROUPS                     
  for periods indicated                        
  fob value in million U.S. dollars                        
             
     C o m m o d i t i e s Q4     Growth (%) January - December     Growth (%)
  2017 2018 p 2018 p 2017 2018 p 2018 p
                           
   
  Coconut Products 455 395 -13.1 2051 1515 -26.1
     Copra 0 0 -- 0 0 --
     Coconut Oil 345 287 -16.9 1615 1113 -31.1
     Desiccated Coconut 84 73 -12.8 341 283 -17.0
     Copra Meal/Cake 18 26 49.6 64 71 11.7
     Others  8 9 5.9 31 49 55.1
  Sugar and Products 44 1 -97.1 217 75 -65.2
     Centrifugal & Refined 39 0 -99.8 204 41 -80.0
     Molasses 4 0 -95.9 4 16 323.0
     Others  1 1 -30.6 9 18 107.2
  Fruits and Vegetables 377 628 66.7 1850 2117 14.5
     Canned Pineapple 30 24 -19.6 274 192 -30.0
     Pineapple Juice 0 0 162.0 25 4 -84.9
     Pineapple Concentrates 17 19 9.2 82 79 -3.8
     Bananas 255 496 94.7 1129 1505 33.3
     Mangoes 6 6 6.3 23 18 -20.6
     Others 69 83 20.6 316 319 0.9
  Other Agro-Based Products 274 232 -15.3 1013 912 -10.0
     Fish, Fresh or Preserved 149 92 -38.3 555 422 -24.1
        Of which: Shrimps & Prawns 0 0 -- 0 0 --
     Coffee, Raw, not Roasted 0 0 52.6 0 0 3428.4
     Abaca Fibers 9 8 -9.2 36 32 -11.8
     Tobacco,Unmanufactured 40 52 30.3 109 152 39.6
     Natural Rubber 20 20 -1.3 99 76 -23.5
     Ramie Fibers, Raw or Processed 0 0 98.3 0 0 249.3
     Seaweeds, Dried 3 3 -16.0 8 9 2.4
     Rice 0 0 198.6 0 0 -42.6
     Others 53 57 8.3 205 222 8.4
  Forest  Products 72 75 4.3 184 271 47.5
     Logs 0 0 -- 0 0 --
     Lumber 45 48 6.5 104 141 35.6
     Plywood 21 20 -2.3 55 94 72.7
     Veneer Sheets/Corestocks 4 0 -99.2 13 2 -82.2
     Others 3 7 164.3 12 34 178.2
  Mineral  Products 1075 765 -28.9 4285 4033 -5.9
     Copper Concentrates 65 195 200.1 370 554 49.7
     Copper Metal 391 170 -56.6 1270 1136 -10.5
     Gold 328 84 -74.5 1117 513 -54.1
     Iron Ore Agglomerates 7 4 -44.1 61 60 -2.6
     Chromium Ore 3 3 -14.5 7 8 15.1
     Nickel 0 0 -- 0 0 -100.0
     Others 279 309 10.6 1460 1762 20.6
  Petroleum   Products 136 117 -14.6 396 456 15.4
  Manufactures 14081 13870 -1.5 57336 56490 -1.5
     Electronic Products    9622 9107 -5.4 36536 37569 2.8
     Other electronics  757 700 -7.5 3197 2873 -10.1
     Garments    154 223 44.5 1099 928 -15.6
     Textile Yarns/Fabrics 56 46 -17.9 235 200 -15.0
     Footwear 19 26 40.8 80 103 29.2
     Travel Goods and Handbags 123 139 13.5 485 582 20.1
     Wood Manufactures 100 76 -24.1 1204 351 -70.9
     Furniture & Fixtures 80 94 17.9 337 310 -8.0
     Chemicals 348 356 2.4 1786 1366 -23.5
     Non-Metallic Mineral Manufactures 71 62 -12.0 202 226 11.7
     Machinery & Transport Equipment 1026 1205 17.5 5093 5087 -0.1
     Processed Food and Beverages 346 352 1.5 1395 1244 -10.8
     Iron & Steel 30 33 9.3 131 115 -12.3
     Baby Carr., Toys, Games & Sporting Goods 56 72 27.8 214 270 26.4
     Basketwork, Wickerwork, & Other  10 9 -11.5 43 34 -20.4
         Articles of Plaiting Materials  
     Misc. Manufactured Articles, n.e.s. 212 271 27.4 729 1014 39.1
     Others 1071 1099 2.6 4571 4216 -7.8
  Special  Transactions 365 445 21.7 1382 1618 17.1
   
  TOTAL EXPORTS, per FTS 16880 16529 -2.1 68713 67488 -1.8
                           
  .  Rounds off to zero  
  -- infinite growth rate  
  p Preliminary  
  r Revised  
  Note: Details may not add up to total due to rounding  
  Source: Foreign Trade Statistics (FTS), Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)