Which Country Produces the Most Beeswax?

Beeswax Production (tonnes), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 55 countries in 2016, India ranked the highest in beeswax production with 23,500 tonnes followed by Ethiopia and Argentina. On the other end of the scale was Honduras with 18.0 tonnes, Zambia with 31.0 tonnes and East Timor with 40.0 tonnes.

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

Beeswax Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Angola tonnes 2,300 2,300 2,300 2,300 2,303
Argentina tonnes 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,794 4,897
Brazil tonnes 1,700 1,850 1,650 1,650 1,700
Dominican Republic tonnes 959 1,020 1,024 1,039 1,054
Ethiopia tonnes 5,150 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,310
India tonnes 23,000 23,000 23,100 23,200 23,300
Kenya tonnes 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Mexico tonnes 2,016 1,966 1,868 2,010 1,862
South Korea tonnes 3,396 3,063 3,063 3,063 4,018
Spain tonnes 1,649 1,614 1,545 1,712 1,688
Tanzania tonnes 1,830 1,830 1,850 1,870 1,881
Turkey tonnes 4,148 4,235 4,222 4,241 4,053
USA tonnes 1,600 1,600 1,606 1,612 1,615
Uganda tonnes 1,250 1,300 1,330 1,284 1,290
Uruguay tonnes 1,000 1,000 1,058 1,086 1,073