Which Country Produces the Most Maize Oil?

Maize Oil Production (tonnes), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
$2.99
Excel Sheet

Based on a comparison of 53 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in maize oil production with 1,818,100 tonnes followed by China and Turkey. On the other end of the scale was Panama with 200 tonnes, Kazakhstan with 200 tonnes and Singapore with 253 tonnes.

Total maize oil production reached 2,521,702 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 13.3 % less than in the previous year and 22.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total maize oil production reached an all time high of 2,856,039 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 348,776 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.80 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 72.1 % of maize oil production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 90.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 110 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Maize Oil Production indicator page.

Maize Oil Production Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina tonnes 37,500 37,800 38,200 38,900 40,900
Belgium tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... 58,400 59,200 60,300 61,000 61,400
Brazil tonnes 80,516 80,502 80,497 81,367 91,692
Canada tonnes 52,300 53,300 54,300 55,500 57,300
China tonnes 254,400 232,800 226,000 240,100 251,200
Dem. People's Republic of Korea tonnes 23,625 25,313 27,554 26,156 28,688
France tonnes 48,900 51,000 51,200 52,200 53,100
Italy tonnes 61,600 63,200 63,300 63,500 63,900
Japan tonnes 95,818 85,962 84,389 87,700 85,758
Mexico tonnes 22,100 22,900 23,800 24,400 25,600
South Africa tonnes 75,600 76,700 77,400 78,300 79,500
Turkey tonnes 35,796 42,038 61,889 57,441 74,165
USA tonnes 1,137,084 1,096,993 1,127,245 1,140,785 1,111,300
United Kingdom tonnes 21,700 22,200 22,500 22,800 23,000
Venezuela tonnes 48,959 49,386 47,959 47,939 47,977