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The U.S. ranks 2nd in oranges

26 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to data from FAOstat in 2009, the United States produced 8,280,780 tonnes of oranges, or 16.37% of the world’s total orange supply. That is enough for the United States to rank second in that category. Brazil ranked first, producing 18,340,240 tonnes, or 36.25% of the world total.

Prepared by Christopher P. Shand

The U.S. ranks 3rd in orange exports

8 April 2010 Leave a comment

According to FAOStat, the United States exported 341,914 tonnes of oranges in 2007. This was 6.5% of the world’s total orange exports and was enough for the United States to rank third in that category. Spain ranks first, exporting  1,414,220 tonnes of oranges or 26.8% of the total world exports.

Entry prepared by Katie Mibaum.