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亚洲 Asia

The Potato Sector
Asia includes the world's potato giant, China, which accounts for more than 20 percent of both the global potato-growing area and the world potato harvest.

Several other Asian countries - Bangladesh, India, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan and Turkey - also figure in the world's top 20 potato producing countries.

Top Potato Producing Countries Asia


Source: FAOSTAT (Retrieval Date: January 5, 2019)

Rank Country Potato Production 2017 in tonnes
1 China China 99,205,600
2 印度 India 48,605,000
3 孟加拉 Bangladesh 10,216,000
4 伊朗 Iran 5,102,340
5 土耳其 Turkey 4,800,000
6 Pakistán Pakistan 4,142,400
7 哈萨克斯坦 Kazakhstan 3,551,110
8 乌兹别克斯坦 Uzbekistan 2,793,690
9 Nepal Nepal 2,691,040
10 日本 Japan 2,150,920

Agricultural Statistics Asia

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Potato Production in 2017: 195,669,000.00 tonnes Aggregate, may include official, semi-official, estimated or calculated data
Potato Area Harvested in 2017: 10,209,100.00 ha Aggregate, may include official, semi-official, estimated or calculated data
Potato Yield in 2017: 191,660.00 hg/ha Calculated data
Sweet Potato Production in 2017: 79,600,400.00 tonnes Aggregate, may include official, semi-official, estimated or calculated data
Sweet Potato Area Harvested in 2017: 3,973,210.00 ha Aggregate, may include official, semi-official, estimated or calculated data
Sweet Potato Yield in 2017: 200,343.00 hg/ha Calculated data
Potato Production in 2016: 190,516,000.00 tonnes Aggregated Data

Consumption Statistics Asia

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Item-consumption: translated
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2011: 28.99 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2011: 9.35 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2010: 28.12 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2010: 9.29 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2009: 26.36 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2009: 9.88 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2008: 26.73 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)