The Top 5 Fiber Crop Producing Countries


  Country Production
1
China 7,201,100 m/t
2
India 5,100,000 m/t
3
United States 5,062,240 m/t
4
Pakistan 2,452,222 m/t
5
Brazil 1,498,456 m/t
Sources:  FAOSTAT data, 2007 (last accessed by Top 5 of Anything: March 2010).
List Notes: Production is in metric tonnes (m/t) for the year 2004.
  
  1. Fiber crops consist of the following: Kapok Fruit, Seed Cotton, Cotton Lint, Flax Fiber and Tow, Hemp Fibre and Tow, Jute, Jute-Like Fibers, Ramie, Sisal, Agave Fibers, Abaca (Manila Hemp)
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