Which Country Produces the Most Cottonseed?

Cottonseed Production (kt), 2014 or latest
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 88 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in cottonseed production with 12,320 kt followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was Romania with 0.002 kt, Macedonia with 0.003 kt and Uruguay with 0.004 kt.

Total cottonseed production reached 51,086 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 7.85 % more than in the previous year and 13.1 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total cottonseed production reached an all time high of 51,425 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 17,440 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.05 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 24.1 % of cottonseed production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 57.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 82.0 % in 2014.

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