MEDIUM oils and preparations, including lamp kerosene, aviation turbine fuel, and lubricating oils, are the top import commodity of Davao Region for the first quarter of 2017 amounting $66.01 million according to the data provided by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Davao Region.
China is the top source for the commodity with an import value of $47.13 million, followed by South Korea ($12.44 million), Taiwan ($4.83 million), Singapore ($744,970), and Thailand ($730,441).
The second most imported commodity of the region are by light oils and preparations (motor spirit, premium leaded and unleaded, regular) at $34.17 million. These commodities are coming from South Korea ($17.28 million), Taiwan ($11.66 million), Malaysia ($5.16 million), and Singapore ($60,112).
Davao Region also imported about $15.85 million worth of unbleached Krafliner from United States ($7.92 million), New Zealand ($1.50 million), Finland ($1.47 million), Brazil ($1.40 million), and Australia ($990,700).
Other commodities imported by Davao Region for the first quarter include semi-chemical fluting paper ($15.30 million), other coals ($13.29 million) semi-milled or wholly milled rice ($12.19 million), animal and vegetable fats and oils ($10.89 million), urea (whether or not in aqueous solution) ($10.28 million), tiles ($10.18 million), and semi-finished products of iron or non-alloy steel ($9.61 million).
Most of the commodities were coming from China, Indonesia, South Korea, Vietnam, United States, Taiwan, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, and Finland.