Which Country Produces the Most Dry Chilli and Peppers?

Production of Chilli and Pepper (Dry) (tonnes), 2016
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 63 countries in 2016, India ranked the highest in production of dry chilli and pepper with 1,389,000 tonnes followed by Thailand and Ethiopia. On the other end of the scale was Papua New Guinea with 1.00 tonnes, Maldives with 8.00 tonnes and Central African Republic with 113 tonnes.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Chilli and Pepper (Dry) indicator page.

Production of Chilli and Pepper (Dry) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Bangladesh tonnes 109,350 176,134 126,000 102,000 110,000
Benin tonnes 38,432 38,542 46,865 54,435 75,953
China tonnes 265,000 277,137 290,000 300,000 307,080
Egypt tonnes 51,845 53,981 65,000 57,690 53,570
Ethiopia tonnes 135,895 147,053 158,495 179,501 170,766
Ghana tonnes 90,000 88,000 100,000 102,716 107,940
India tonnes 1,223,400 1,276,301 1,304,000 1,492,000 1,492,000
Ivory Coast tonnes 95,000 115,943 118,286 115,000 128,685
Mexico tonnes 59,478 59,710 60,000 60,000 60,524
Myanmar tonnes 127,500 116,000 117,500 115,500 121,400
Nigeria tonnes 57,000 59,000 62,000 60,000 60,345
Pakistan tonnes 171,700 47,300 147,162 145,856 139,687
Romania tonnes 40,463 42,935 48,500 47,920 44,381
Thailand tonnes 158,883 187,587 214,845 243,452 321,395
Vietnam tonnes 88,532 89,817 91,000 93,000 93,758