Top Fibre Crops Other Producing Countries

Top Fibre Crops Other Producing Countries
RankCountrytonnes
1Brazil101814.0
2Viet Nam94737.0
3Ethiopia22082.0
4Canada17449.0
5Sierra Leone9531.0
6United Republic of Tanzania9013.0
7Madagascar6039.0
8New Zealand4072.0
9Cambodia3784.0
10South Africa2323.0
11Philippines1928.0
12Chile1815.0
13Argentina1583.0
14Thailand696.0
15Bangladesh458.0
16China, Taiwan Province of407.0
17China407.0
18Samoa374.0
19Jamaica333.0
20RĂ©union256.0
21Myanmar151.0
22Mauritius91.0

Including inter alia: alfa, esparto (Lygeum spartum; Stipa tenacissima); bowstring hemp (Sansevieria spp.); caroa (Neoglaziovia variegata); fuque fibre (Furcraea macrophylla); Mauritius hemp (F. gigantea); New Zealand flax (Phormium tenax); palma ixtle (Samuela carnerosana). Other fibres that are not identified separately because of their minor relevance at the international level. Because of their limited local importance, some countries report vegetable fibres under this commodity heading that are classified individually by FAO. The fibre is obtained from the leaves, stalks or fruit of the plant. In instances where the fibrous part is normally used for other purposes, data cover only those fibres intended for spinning. For trade coverage see 789.

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Data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

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