Which Country Consumes the Most Rape And Colza Seeds in the World?

Oleaginous Fruits February 09, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global rape and colza seed consumption amounted to 76,643 thousand tonnes in 2015, going up by +2.5% against the previous year level. Overall, the global rape and colza seed consumption indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +5.2%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009, when the output figure increased by +16% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global rape and colza seed consumption reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Top Rape And Colza Seed Consuming Countries in the World

1. China (19648K Tonnes)

2. Germany (11676K Tonnes)

3. India (8709K Tonnes)

4. Canada (7333K Tonnes)

5. France (4816K Tonnes)

Global Rape And Colza Seeds Consumption

In 2015, the countries with the highest consumption were China (19,648 thousand tonnes), Germany (11,676 thousand tonnes), India (8,709 thousand tonnes), together mixed up 50% of total consumption. They were followed by Canada with a 9% of global consumption share and France with a 6% share.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of rape and colza seed consumption among the main consuming countries was attained by China (+7.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The highest levels of rape or colza seed per capita consumption was registered in Canada (204.03 kg/year), followed by Germany (144.70 kg/year), France (74.79 kg/year), China (13.96 kg/year) and India (6.64 kg/year), while the average per capita consumption of rape or colza seed was estimated at 11.24 kg/year in 2015.

In China, per capita rape or colza seed consumption has grown noticably (+6.5% per year) in recent years. In 2015, China per capita consumption reached 204.03 kg/year as compared with 8.45 kg/year in 2007.

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Source: World: Rape Or Colza Seed - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025