Virgin olive oil production reached 21,853 tonnes in 2014 in Palestine, according to Faostat. This is 23.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, virgin olive oil production in Palestine reached an all time high of 36,750 tonnes in 1999 and an all time low of 4,771 tonnes in 2009. When compared to Palestine's main peers, virgin olive oil production in Egypt amounted to 20,300 tonnes, 15,800 tonnes in Israel, 23,022 tonnes in Jordan and 19,200 tonnes in Lebanon in 2014.
Palestine has been ranked 14th within the group of 35 countries we follow in terms of virgin olive oil production, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.