Which Country Produces the Most Jute & Jute-like Fibres?

Jute & Jute-like Fibre Production (tonnes)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2014, India ranked the highest in jute & jute-like fibre production with 2,071,412 tonnes followed by Bangladesh and China. On the other end of the scale was Cameroon with 99.0 tonnes, Central African Republic with 114 tonnes and Madagascar with 254 tonnes.

Total jute & jute-like fibre production reached 3,788,925 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.88 % more than in the previous year and 23.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total jute & jute-like fibre production reached an all time high of 6,372,753 tonnes in 1985 and an all time low of 2,640,708 tonnes in 1968. The average annual growth amounted to 0.153 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 54.7 % of jute & jute-like fibre production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 91.7 % share while the ten largest countries some 95.2 % in 2014.

Jute & Jute-like Fibre Production Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Bangladesh tonnes 851,693 926,249 925,987 1,525,632 1,453,944
Brazil tonnes 13,429 14,856 14,150 16,665 9,460
Chile tonnes 10,955 10,592 10,229 9,893 9,500
China tonnes 84,300 76,500 69,314 75,180 68,000
Cuba tonnes 10,296 10,492 10,659 10,815 11,000
Dem. Republic of the Congo tonnes 6,530 6,826 7,038 7,087 7,294
India tonnes 1,912,200 2,153,080 1,905,500 2,076,080 2,025,000
Indonesia tonnes 4,100 3,900 3,788 3,794 3,701
Malaysia tonnes 5,954 6,050 6,147 5,816 6,672
Mozambique tonnes 3,400 3,850 3,700 3,900 3,800
Myanmar tonnes 18,500 12,624 12,827 18,419 17,843
Nepal tonnes 16,988 17,658 20,965 14,418 14,424
Russia tonnes 51,031 50,999 50,957 51,000 51,000
Thailand tonnes 4,972 5,490 4,394 3,878 4,185
Uzbekistan tonnes 20,000 18,669 18,572 18,366 20,000