Which Country Produces the Most Mustard seeds in the World?

Spices, Aromatic, Drug And Pharmaceutical Crops November 01, 2017
Author: Irina Andreeva
Market Analyst

Global mustard seed market

In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of mustard seed production were Canada (236 thousand tonnes), Nepal (154 thousand tonnes), Russia (113 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 66% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of mustard seed production among the main producing countries was attained by Russia (+33.9% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Top 10 Mustard Seed Producing Countries in the World

1. Canada (236K Tonnes)
2. Nepal (154K Tonnes)
3. Russia (113K Tonnes)
4. Ukraine (95K Tonnes)
5. Myanmar (47K Tonnes)
6. Kazakhstan (23K Tonnes)
7. Czech Republic2 (21K Tonnes)
8. China (18K Tonnes)
9. France (14K Tonnes)
10. United States (14K Tonnes)

Global Mustard seeds Production

Global mustard seed production amounted to 766 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +12.3% against the previous year level. Overall, the global mustard seed 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 +8.2%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009, when the output figure increased by +33% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global mustard seed production attained its maximum volume of 766 thousand tonnes in 2013. From 2014 to 2015, the total mustard seed output growth failed to regain its strength.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global mustard seed production was primarily driven by popularity of healthy eating and production of medical care and personal care goods. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the mustard seed output in the immediate term. This general positive trend was largely conditioned by a robust expansion of the harvested area and solid gains of the yield figures.

The world mustard seed harvested area amounted to 893 thousand ha in 2015, which was 9.9% more than the previous year figure. The mustard seed harvested area indicated a noticeable increase over the period under review, representing a compound annual growth rate of +5.0% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern, however, indicated some mild fluctuations over the recent years. Over the period under review, the total mustard seed 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: Mustard Seed - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast