Hop production reached 683 tonnes in 2018 in Japan, according to Faostat. This is 0.292 % 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 8,407 tonnes, 144 tonnes in Russia and 48,492 tonnes in USA in 2018.
Japan has been ranked 16th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of hop production, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.