Which Country Produces the Most Raw Sugar?

Raw Sugar Centrifugal Production (kt)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 117 countries in 2014, Brazil ranked the highest in raw sugar centrifugal production with 38,901 kt followed by India and China. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 0.005 kt, Macedonia with 1.00 kt and Iraq with 1.09 kt.

Total raw sugar centrifugal production reached 174,962 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.26 % less than in the previous year and 16.6 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total raw sugar centrifugal production reached an all time high of 179,087 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 50,603 kt in 1962. The average annual growth amounted to 2.27 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Brazil, accounted for 22.2 % of raw sugar centrifugal production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 45.7 % share while the ten largest countries some 69.7 % in 2014.