Almond Production rose 26.1% to 34,413 tonnes in Afghanistan in 2018

Almond Production (tonnes), 2018
Agriculture | Afghanistan | March 18, 2020
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Almond production rose 26.1% to 34,413 tonnes in Afghanistan in 2018, according to Faostat.

Historically, almond production in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 62,000 tonnes in 2012 and an all time low of 8,000 tonnes in 1981. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, almond production in Iran amounted to 139,029 tonnes, 20,615 tonnes in Pakistan, 3,273 tonnes in Tajikistan and 1,084 tonnes in Turkmenistan in 2018.

Afghanistan has been ranked 14th within the group of 45 countries we follow in terms of almond production, 3 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Almond Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan tonnes 62,000 42,215 27,400 24,246 32,843
China tonnes 43,000 43,000 43,960 47,478 50,040
India tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Iran tonnes 120,464 155,527 136,338 146,000 111,845
Iraq tonnes 560 465 437 447 455
Kazakhstan tonnes 100 136 100 112 116
Kyrgyzstan tonnes 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,698 1,759
Pakistan tonnes 21,440 22,330 21,649 21,881 21,451
Tajikistan tonnes 3,500 3,400 3,400 3,275 3,252
Turkmenistan tonnes 1,200 1,100 1,100 1,051 1,063
Uzbekistan tonnes 15,400 20,000 23,000 27,000 19,338