Which Country Produces the Most Lemons and Limes?

Lemon and Lime Production (kt), 2016 or latest
Agriculture | October 18, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 96 countries in 2016, India ranked the highest in lemon and lime production with 2,978 kt followed by Mexico and China. On the other end of the scale was Kyrgyzstan with 0.001 kt, Bosnia and Herzegovina with 0.018 kt and Maldives with 0.041 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Lemon and Lime Production indicator page.

Lemon and Lime Production Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina kt 1,113 1,756 1,456 1,486 954
Brazil kt 1,021 1,127 1,208 1,169 1,102
China kt 2,041 1,776 1,943 2,014 2,131
Egypt kt 318 297 304 302 304
India kt 2,629 2,108 2,272 2,524 2,835
Iran kt 368 384 406 428 481
Italy kt 522 483 346 327 370
Mexico kt 1,891 2,148 2,071 2,139 2,205
Peru kt 233 225 233 239 276
South Africa kt 216 261 241 257 328
Spain kt 718 736 684 715 1,091
Sudan kt 228 229 240 242 243
Syria kt 142 162 148 161 162
Turkey kt 787 790 710 726 725
USA kt 800 835 912 827 748