Which Country Produces the Most Dry Onions?

Onion Production (Dry) (kt)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 133 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in dry onion production with 22,547 kt followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was Maldives with 0.038 kt, Luxembourg with 0.120 kt and Bhutan with 0.198 kt.

Total dry onion production reached 83,403 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.87 % less than in the previous year and 25.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total dry onion production reached an all time high of 85,795 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 14,264 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.39 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 27.0 % of dry onion production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 54.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.1 % in 2014.