Which Country Produces the Most Palm Kernels?

Palm Kernel Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
$2.99
Excel Sheet

Based on a comparison of 45 countries in 2014, Indonesia ranked the highest in palm kernel production with 8,000 kt followed by Malaysia and Thailand. On the other end of the scale was Greece with < 0.001 kt, Suriname with 0.033 kt and Singapore with 0.038 kt.

Average palm kernel production reached 6,219 kt 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, average palm kernel production reached an all time high of 6,695 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 431 kt in 1967. The average annual growth amounted to 4.92 % since 1961.

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

Palm Kernel Production Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Benin kt 33.0 44.0 46.0 46.0 53.0
Brazil kt 150 180 209 209 210
Cameroon kt 88.0 90.0 90.0 64.0 60.0
Colombia kt 179 179 174 212 216
Dem. Republic of the Congo kt 48.0 48.8 49.5 70.0 75.0
Ecuador kt 103 103 88.0 98.0 108
Ghana kt 36.0 36.0 36.0 45.9 46.8
Guatemala kt 42.0 44.0 47.0 63.0 80.0
Honduras kt 75.0 73.0 85.0 95.0 98.0
Indonesia kt 4,700 5,130 5,900 6,540 6,920
Ivory Coast kt 78.0 81.0 85.0 95.0 98.0
Malaysia kt 4,577 4,504 4,292 4,707 4,706
Nigeria kt 218 221 233 210 220
Papua New Guinea kt 106 109 122 126 132
Thailand kt 294 300 310 376 405