Philippine banana - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine banana


PH asks Australia to open market for banana growers

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:05 PM

Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III once an agriculture chief raises the Philippines two decade concern in his meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

LONGSTANDING CONCERN. Banana products from Mindanao plantations are exported to markets like Middle East, Russia, China, Japan, and South Korea where demand for the fresh fruit has increased in recent years. But Australia continues to impose stricter screening measures on Philippine bananas entering their borders. File photo by AFP

PH banana exports grow 111% in 2012 despite China issue

Jan 24, 2013 - 2:34 PM

Despite the export restrictions imposed by China on Philippine bananas in 2012 total exports of the fresh fruit grew to 3 8 million MT from 1 8 million MT due to increasing demand from the country s premium markets

YEARENDER: 12 big business stories in 2012

Dec 31, 2012 - 5:51 PM

This list shows how the movers and shakers took advantage of opportunities and navigated the risks how political leaders showed grim determination and how intertwined the players in both business and politics are

PH may delay export of Cavendish bananas to US after 'Pablo'

Dec 13, 2012 - 7:18 PM

Philippines may delay its first shipment of Cavendish banana exports to the United States due to Pablo

Banana plants felled by typhoon Pablo, December 4, 2012. Photo by Karlos Manlupig.

US banana market bigger than China, says Alcala

Sep 14, 2012 - 8:19 PM

DA prepares to ship bananas to the US a larger market than China

Govt addressing 'regulatory issue' on PH bananas in China

May 13, 2012 - 5:18 PM

Philippine and Chinese officials are in talks to see how to resolve the problem involving banana exports to China