Raw silk production reached 50.0 tonnes in 2014 in Afghanistan, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, raw silk production in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 110 tonnes in 1976 and an all time low of 34.0 tonnes in 1972. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, raw silk production in Iran amounted to 900 tonnes, 200 tonnes in Tajikistan and 4,500 tonnes in Turkmenistan in 2014.
Afghanistan has been ranked 17th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of raw silk production, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.