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Which Country Produces the Most Asparagus?

Asparagus Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 44 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in asparagus production with 6,848 kt followed by Peru and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Finland with 0.014 kt, Turkey with 0.068 kt and Colombia with 0.069 kt.

Total asparagus production reached 8,251 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.54 % more than in the previous year and 19.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total asparagus production reached an all time high of 8,300 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 1,114 kt in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to 3.03 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 83.0 % of asparagus production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 89.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 93.4 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Asparagus Production indicator page.