Which Country Produces the Most Cabbagess in the World?

Vegetables And Melons October 17, 2017
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2015, the country with the largest volume of the cabbage output was China (34,641 thousand tonnes), accounting for 47% of global production. Moreover, cabbage output in China exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest producer, India (9,289 thousand tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Russia with a share of 5%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of cabbage producton in China stood at +1.6%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual growth rates: India (+6.6% per year) and Russia (+3.7% per year).

Top 10 Cabbage Producing Countries in the World

1. China (34,641K Tonnes)
2. India (9,289K Tonnes)
3. Russia (3,562K Tonnes)
4. South Korea (3,290K Tonnes)
5. Ukraine (1,915K Tonnes)
6. Japan (1,491K Tonnes)
7. Indonesia (1,441K Tonnes)
8. Romania (1,227K Tonnes)
9. Uzbekistan (1,169K Tonnes)
10. Poland (1,166K Tonnes)

Global Cabbages Production

Global cabbage production amounted to 73,473 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +2.4% against the previous year level. Overall, the global cabbage output pursued a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern was relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures increased at an average annual rate of +2.1%. 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 cabbage production attained its maximum volume of 73,473 thousand tonnes in 2013. From 2014 to 2015, the total cabbage output growth failed to regain its strength.

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

The world cabbage harvested area amounted to 2,489 thousand ha in 2015, which was almost equal to the previous year figure. The cabbage harvested area indicated a noticeable increase over the period under review, representing a compound annual growth rate of +1.5% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern was relatively stable throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, the total cabbage harvested area peaked in 2015, and is likely to continue its expansion in the immediate term, following rising demand for globally.

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Source: World: Cabbage And Other Brassicas - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast