Which Country Produces the Most Sugar Beet in the World?

Vegetables And Melons November 13, 2017
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global areca nut market

In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of sugar beet production were France (39,211 thousand tonnes), Germany (28,816 thousand tonnes), Russia (27,754 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 36% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of sugar beet production among the main producing countries was attained by France (+2.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the output figures.

Top 10 Sugar Beet Producing Countries in the World

1. France (39,211K Tonnes)
2. Germany (28,816K Tonnes)
3. Russia (27,754K Tonnes)
4. United States (26,454K Tonnes)
5. Turkey (17,820K Tonnes)
6. Poland (13,497K Tonnes)
7. Ukraine (12,283K Tonnes)
8. Egypt (11,992K Tonnes)
9. United Kingdom (10,523K Tonnes)
10. Netherlands (7,186K Tonnes)

Global Sugar Beet Production

Global sugar beet production amounted to 263,263 thousand tonnes in 2015, declining by -2.4% against the previous year level. Overall, the global sugar beet output pursued a moderate 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 +0.8%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, when the output figure increased by +22% from the previous year level. In that year, the global sugar beet production reached its maximum volume, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global sugar beet production was primarily driven by population growth and popularity of healthy eating. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the sugar beet output in the immediate term. This general positive trend was largely conditioned by a noticeable curtailment of the harvested area and solid gains of the yield figures.

The world sugar beet harvested area amounted to 4,165 thousand ha in 2015, which was -6.8% less than the previous year figure. The sugar beet harvested area indicated a pronounced contraction over the period under review, declining by an average annual rate of -2.6% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern, however, indicated some mild fluctuations over the recent years. Over the period under review, the total sugar beet harvested area peaked in 2007, declining in the following year. From 2008 to 2015, the total sugar beet harvested area fluctuated at lower levels.

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Source: World: Sugar Beet - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast