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 Q3 Growth (%) January - September Growth (%)
  2017 2018 p 2018 p 2017 2018 p 2018 p
                           
   
  Coconut Products 552 352 -36.2 1595 1120 -29.8
     Copra 0 0 -- 0 0 --
     Coconut Oil 431 228 -47.1 1270 826 -35.0
     Desiccated Coconut 100 101 1.1 257 210 -18.4
     Copra Meal/Cake 15 11 -28.6 46 45 -2.8
     Others  6 12 102.5 23 40 73.5
  Sugar and Products 74 21 -71.5 173 74 -57.0
     Centrifugal & Refined 73 5 -93.4 165 41 -75.3
     Molasses 0 4 -- 0 16 --
     Others  1 12 716.3 7 17 134.8
  Fruits and Vegetables 477 644 35.0 1473 1489 1.1
     Canned Pineapple 99 47 -52.5 244 168 -31.3
     Pineapple Juice 25 1 -97.1 25 4 -84.9
     Pineapple Concentrates 19 29 51.7 65 60 -7.2
     Bananas 252 468 85.5 874 1008 15.4
     Mangoes 6 5 -20.4 17 12 -29.5
     Others 75 94 25.3 247 236 -4.5
  Other Agro-Based Products 264 262 -0.8 739 680 -8.0
     Fish, Fresh or Preserved 153 128 -16.0 407 330 -18.9
        Of which: Shrimps & Prawns 0 0 -- 0 0 --
     Coffee, Raw, not Roasted 0 0 -- 0 0 --
     Abaca Fibers 10 10 4.1 27 24 -12.7
     Tobacco,Unmanufactured 29 43 48.8 69 100 45.1
     Natural Rubber 23 20 -12.4 79 56 -29.2
     Ramie Fibers, Raw or Processed 0 0 59.0 0 0 288.3
     Seaweeds, Dried 2 2 10.3 5 6 13.6
     Rice 0 0 -21.8 0 0 -64.6
     Others 47 58 23.0 152 165 8.4
  Forest  Products 52 76 46.8 112 196 75.6
     Logs 0 0 -- 0 0 --
     Lumber 26 46 79.4 58 92 58.1
     Plywood 20 20 4.2 34 74 118.1
     Veneer Sheets/Corestocks 3 0 -99.6 10 2 -75.5
     Others 3 9 159.3 10 27 182.0
  Mineral  Products 1116 1122 0.5 3210 3268 1.8
     Copper Concentrates 89 120 34.5 305 359 17.6
     Copper Metal 337 351 4.0 879 967 10.0
     Gold 258 62 -76.1 788 429 -45.5
     Iron Ore Agglomerates 29 15 -48.7 54 55 3.2
     Chromium Ore 0 2 3334.0 4 5 41.3
     Nickel 0 0 -100.0 0 0 -100.0
     Others 403 573 42.4 1181 1453 23.0
  Petroleum   Products 90 155 71.1 259 340 31.1
  Manufactures 14842 15000 1.1 43255 42619 -1.5
     Electronic Products    9519 10125 6.4 26914 28462 5.8
     Other electronics  813 782 -3.8 2440 2172 -11.0
     Garments    252 282 11.7 945 705 -25.4
     Textile Yarns/Fabrics 72 51 -28.5 179 154 -14.1
     Footwear 23 28 23.2 62 77 25.7
     Travel Goods and Handbags 126 178 41.3 363 443 22.3
     Wood Manufactures 264 75 -71.8 1104 275 -75.1
     Furniture & Fixtures 82 76 -7.4 257 215 -16.1
     Chemicals 395 369 -6.6 1438 1010 -29.8
     Non-Metallic Mineral Manufactures 60 58 -2.5 132 164 24.4
     Machinery & Transport Equipment 1393 1154 -17.2 4067 3882 -4.6
     Processed Food and Beverages 379 362 -4.4 1048 893 -14.9
     Iron & Steel 37 29 -20.4 101 83 -18.6
     Baby Carr., Toys, Games & Sporting Goods 60 90 50.8 158 199 25.9
     Basketwork, Wickerwork, & Other  10 8 -19.6 33 25 -23.3
         Articles of Plaiting Materials  
     Misc. Manufactured Articles, n.e.s. 195 276 40.9 517 744 44.0
     Others 1162 1056 -9.1 3499 3117 -10.9
  Special  Transactions 331 435 31.4 1017 1173 15.4
   
  TOTAL EXPORTS, per FTS 17798 18066 1.5 51833 50959 -1.7
                           
  .  Rounds off to zero  
  -- infinite growth rate  
  p Preliminary  
  Note: Details may not add up to total due to rounding  
  Source: Foreign Trade Statistics (FTS), Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)