Which Country Produces the Most Dry Onion in the World?

Plant Propagation November 02, 2017
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

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In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of dry onion production were China (22,768 thousand tonnes), India (21,093 thousand tonnes), the United States (3,113 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 51% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of dry onion production among the main producing countries was attained by India (+5.4% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the output figures.

Top 10 Dry Onion Producing Countries in the World

1. China (22,768K Tonnes)
2. India (21,093K Tonnes)
3. United States (3,113K Tonnes)
4. Egypt (2,355K Tonnes)
5. Iran (2,204K Tonnes)
6. Russia (1,933K Tonnes)
7. Turkey (1,864K Tonnes)
8. South Korea (1,754K Tonnes)
9. Pakistan (1,746K Tonnes)
10. Brazil (1,696K Tonnes)

Global Dry Onion Production

Global dry onion production amounted to 92,628 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +3.3% against the previous year level. Overall, the global dry onion output pursued a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures increased at an average annual rate of +3.0%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, when the output figure increased by +7% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global dry onion production reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global dry onion production was primarily driven by population growth. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the dry onion output in the immediate term. This general positive trend was largely conditioned by a robust expansion of the harvested area and a noticeable contraction of the yield figures.

The world dry onion harvested area amounted to 5,850 thousand ha in 2015, which was 9.1% more than the previous year figure. The dry onion harvested area indicated a noticeable increase over the period under review, representing a compound annual growth rate of +5.5% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern, however, indicated some mild fluctuations over the recent years. Over the period under review, the total dry onion harvested area peaked in 2015, and is likely to continue its expansion in the immediate term, following rising demand over the globe.

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Source: World: Onion (Dry) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast