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   Roxas city has basically an Agri-based economy. Farming and fishing are the major economic activities and claim 60% of the city's land area. The city is now moving towards commercialization and industrialization as it is the center of trade and commerce not only in the Province of Capiz but also in the northern part of Panay Island. Goods exported by the city through its national port and the port of Iloilo are mostly agricultural and marine products like palay ,rice, corn, copra, kapis shells, green mollusks, oysters, dried and fresh fish ,prawns, crabs, and shrimps.