Based on a comparison of 80 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in peach and nectarine production with 12,424 kt followed by Spain and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Ethiopia with 0.155 kt, Switzerland with 0.273 kt and Germany with 0.519 kt.
Total peach and nectarine production reached 20,973 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 3.18 % less than in the previous year and 20.0 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total peach and nectarine production reached an all time high of 21,639 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 4,962 kt in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 2.68 % since 1961.
The top ranked country, China, accounted for 59.2 % of peach and nectarine production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 73.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 92.6 % in 2014.