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Which Country Produces the Most Silkworm Cocoons?

Silkworm Cocoons, Reelable Production (tonnes)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
Excel Sheet

Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in silkworm cocoons, reelable production with 388,637 tonnes followed by India and Uzbekistan. On the other end of the scale was France with 1.00 tonnes, Azerbaijan with 1.00 tonnes and Taiwan with 2.00 tonnes.

Total silkworm cocoons, reelable production reached 557,606 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.92 % less than in the previous year and 21.6 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total silkworm cocoons, reelable production reached an all time high of 573,891 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 210,890 tonnes in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 1.83 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 69.7 % of silkworm cocoons, reelable production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 101 % share while the ten largest countries some 106 % in 2014.