Hop production reached 689 tonnes in 2016 in Japan, according to Faostat. This is 0.289 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, hop production in Japan reached an all time high of 3,311 tonnes in 1968 and an all time low of 619 tonnes in 1998. When compared to Japan's main peers, hop production in China amounted to 6,427 tonnes, 345 tonnes in Russia and 39,526 tonnes in USA in 2016.
Japan has been ranked 12th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of hop production, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.