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The U.S. ranks 5th in cottonseed oil

14 October 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2009 the United States produced 285,700 metric tonnes of cottonseed oil, or 6.0% of the world total. That was enough to make the United States rank fifth out of eighty-eight cottonseed oil producing nations. China ranks first, at 1,746,400 metric tonnes, or 36.7% of the world total.