Cottonseed production reached 180 kt in 2014 in Benin, according to Faostat. This is 12.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, cottonseed production in Benin reached an all time high of 275 kt in 2002 and an all time low of 1.90 kt in 1961. When compared to Benin's main peers, cottonseed production in Burkina Faso amounted to 450 kt, 5.60 kt in Niger, 186 kt in Nigeria and 66.7 kt in Togo in 2014.
Benin has been ranked 22nd within the group of 89 countries we follow in terms of cottonseed production, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.