Which Country Produces the Most Palm Kernel Oil?

Palm Kernel Oil Production (tonnes), 2014 or latest
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 46 countries in 2014, Indonesia ranked the highest in palm kernel oil production with 3,328,600 tonnes followed by Malaysia and Thailand. On the other end of the scale was Greece with 0.800 tonnes, Portugal with 3.00 tonnes and Germany with 3.00 tonnes.

Total palm kernel oil production reached 6,218,858 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 7.66 % less than in the previous year and 36.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total palm kernel oil production reached an all time high of 6,695,018 tonnes in 2013 and an all time low of 430,506 tonnes in 1967. The average annual growth amounted to 4.92 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Indonesia, accounted for 53.5 % of palm kernel oil production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 92.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 101 % in 2014.

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

Palm Kernel Oil Production Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Brazil tonnes 88,000 101,000 117,000 117,200 117,800
Cameroon tonnes 36,900 24,700 25,700 26,100 24,700
China tonnes 27,840 28,320 26,400 25,920 26,430
Colombia tonnes 80,550 71,400 69,300 69,728 81,614
Dem. Republic of the Congo tonnes 23,520 23,912 24,255 34,300 36,749
Ecuador tonnes 36,400 37,100 31,700 35,300 38,900
Ghana tonnes 16,000 16,000 16,000 21,000 14,040
Guatemala tonnes 19,400 18,500 19,400 20,700 27,900
Honduras tonnes 32,800 33,300 32,500 37,600 42,100
Indonesia tonnes 2,062,600 2,282,900 2,363,000 2,603,300 2,919,200
Ivory Coast tonnes 29,400 33,100 33,600 37,500 42,300
Malaysia tonnes 2,131,000 2,097,096 2,014,900 2,144,700 2,164,024
Nigeria tonnes 101,200 103,700 106,000 92,900 98,000
Papua New Guinea tonnes 41,700 40,900 41,700 45,100 44,300
Thailand tonnes 121,100 125,000 126,200 150,900 161,600