Which Country Produces the Most Rape and Colza Seed in the World?

Oleaginous Fruits November 09, 2017
Author: Irina Andreeva
Market Analyst

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In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of rape and colza production were Canada (16,452 thousand tonnes), China (15,177 thousand tonnes), India (8,709 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 51% of total output.

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

Top 10 Rape And Colza Seed Producing Countries in the World

1. Canada (16,452K Tonnes)
2. China (15,177K Tonnes)
3. India (8,709K Tonnes)
4. Germany (7,044K Tonnes)
5. France (5,179K Tonnes)
6. Australia (4,205K Tonnes)
7. Poland (4,017K Tonnes)
8. Ukraine (2,912K Tonnes)
9. United Kingdom (2,285K Tonnes)
10. Czech Republic2 (1,791K Tonnes)

Global Rape and Colza Seed Production

Global rape and colza seed production amounted to 79,554 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +7.8% against the previous year level. Overall, the global rape and colza 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 +5.6%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when the output figure increased by +13% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global rape and colza seed 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 rape and colza seed production was primarily driven by disposable income growth and population growth. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the rape and colza 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 rape and colza seed harvested area amounted to 37,406 thousand ha in 2015, which was 3.6% more than the previous year figure. The rape and colza seed harvested area indicated a noticeable increase over the period under review, representing a compound annual growth rate of +2.9% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern, however, indicated some mild fluctuations over the recent years. Over the period under review, the total rape and colza 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: Rape Or Colza Seed - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast