April 5, 2019
Annual Report 2017: Processed/Semi-Processed Sub-Sector
The Processed and Semi processed has consistently been the largest earner in the NTE portfolio accounting for about 82.35% to the total NTE earnings in 2017. Earnings from the sub-sector amounted to US$2,105.43 million, depicting an increase of 0.91% compared to US$2,086.49 million earned in 2016. The increase is mainly due to the rise in the performance of cocoa derivatives, which increased by about 60.5%.