Agra, Uttar Pradesh , India
Harsha Trading Company
Shop No B 29 National Highway 2 Sikandra Mandi Sikandra Agra - 282008 Uttar Pradesh India, Uttar Pradesh , India
|Rank||Country||Apple Production (tonnes)|
|States||Cultivation Area (Thousand Hectares)||Production (Thousand Metric Tonnes)|
|Jammu & Kashmir||138.1||1373|
|Exporter Country||2015 Apples Exports||% World Total|
|United States||$1 billion||0.146|
|New Zealand||$432.2 million||0.061|
|South Africa||$386.5 million||0.055|
There are many types of apples produced in the world. The major varieties of apples among them are:
China surpasses all the country in terms of apple production. Almost 63 million tons of apples are produced annually in the world out of which almost 43 million tons are produced in China itself. The United States and Turkey bag the second and third position in the list of top apple producing countries in the world.
Jammu & Kashmir tops the list of largest apple producing state in India with more than 70% of share in its bag. Because of the amazing weather condition and adequate soil type, Jammu is the ideal place for apple production. The states next in the list are Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Arunachal Pradesh.
China has usurped the number one position in the list of apple exporting countries in the world. With an enormous increase of 1.3 million tons from the past years, China has managed to rise as the largest exporter of apples beating Thailand, Philippines, and India. The total export made by China in 2016 was 1.32 million tons, which accounts for a total worth of USD1.45 billion for apples.
Russia has been crowned with the title of “Top Apple Importing Country in the World”. Due to the low produce and increasing demands of apple in the country, Russia has to import more than 1,300,000 metric tons of apples annually from top apple exporting nations. Russia is followed by Germany, the United Kingdoms, Netherlands, and China.