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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: September 16, 2018)

Rank Country Potato Production 2016 in tonnes
1 China China 99,122,400
2 India India 43,770,000
3 Bangladesh Bangladesh 9,474,100
4 Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 5,164,890
5 Turkey Turkey 4,750,000
6 Pakistan Pakistan 4,000,360
7 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 3,545,700
8 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2,925,020
9 Nepal Nepal 2,805,580
10 Japan Japan 2,158,000

Agricultural Statistics Asia

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Potato Production in 2016: 190,516,000.00 tonnes Aggregated Data
Potato Area Harvested in 2016: 10,189,200.00 ha Aggregated Data
Potato Yield in 2016: 186,978.00 hg/ha Calculated data
Sweet Potato Production in 2016: 78,595,500.00 tonnes Aggregated Data
Sweet Potato Area Harvested in 2016: 3,913,670.00 ha Aggregated Data
Sweet Potato Yield in 2016: 200,823.00 hg/ha Calculated data
Potato Production in 2015: 189,690,000.00 tonnes Aggregated Data

Consumption Statistics Asia


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