Based on a comparison of 116 countries in 2014, India ranked the highest in fibre crop primary production with 7,951 kt followed by China and USA. On the other end of the scale was Japan with 0.001 kt, Lithuania with 0.010 kt and South Korea with 0.018 kt.
Total fibre crop primary production reached 31,451 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 6.17 % more than in the previous year and 5.71 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total fibre crop primary production reached an all time high of 31,504 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 15,075 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.40 % since 1961.
The top ranked country, India, accounted for 25.3 % of fibre crop primary production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 59.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 87.5 % in 2014.