Which Country Produces the Most Rapeseed Oil?

Rapeseed Oil Production (kt), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 65 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in rapeseed oil production with 5,703 kt followed by Germany and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Kyrgyzstan with 0.030 kt, Colombia with 0.049 kt and Iceland with 0.050 kt.

Total rapeseed oil production reached 23,683 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 4.24 % less than in the previous year and 36.6 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total rapeseed oil production reached an all time high of 24,688 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 1,083 kt in 1964. The average annual growth amounted to 5.96 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 24.1 % of rapeseed oil production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 52.2 % share while the ten largest countries some 89.0 % in 2014.

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

Rapeseed Oil Production Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia kt 236 262 293 320 313
Belgium kt ... ... ... ... ... ... 332 440 522 547 578
Canada kt 1,782 1,811 2,496 2,921 3,149
China kt 4,535 5,305 5,391 5,186 5,521
Czech Republic kt 276 280 315 341 365
France kt 1,494 1,752 1,898 1,789 1,988
Germany kt 2,766 2,936 2,889 2,688 3,216
India kt 1,808 2,232 2,048 2,535 2,047
Japan kt 951 929 993 1,027 1,070
Mexico kt 540 460 534 611 650
Netherlands kt ... 336 451 522 539 372
Poland kt 733 883 931 696 832
Russia kt 148 145 181 171 201
USA kt 420 489 539 507 576
United Kingdom kt 748 784 790 783 732