Tuesday, February 14, 2017

CARAGA supplies more than 60% of country's log demand

In Butuan City alone, it is estimated that more than 5,000 works for the logging industry
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CARAGA supplies more than 60% of country's log demand
The region supplies about 60 to 70% of the country’s log requirement - this is according to a report published by National Economic and Development Authority CARAGA Region.

Accordingly, the region has relatively vast and adequately-stocked forestlands that put the region at the strategic advantage.

The logging industry which is a major occupation in the region has been the top income generator that earned billions of pesos in exports. This made the region the Timber Corridor of the country.

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In Butuan City alone, it is estimated that more than 5,000 works for the logging industry.


SOURCE(S): NEDA CARAGA|BY: MEB ADMIN



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