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Lemons and Limes, Fresh: Production, Supply and Distribution in Selected Countries 
  
(1,000 Metric Tons)
Date Created  07/21/2017 3:00:02 PM  
 
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  2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 Jan
2016/17
Jul
2016/17
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
Mexico 2,120 2,187 2,326 2,370 2,400 2,400
European Union 1,179 1,308 1,597 1,269 1,554 1,523
Argentina 1,350 780 1,450 1,350 1,370 1,270
United States 827 748 820 822 782 749
Turkey 680 760 725 670 640 747
South Africa 245 312 339 308 345 355
Israel 51 64 65 60 70 70
Other 58 55 83 89 91 95
 
 
Total 6,510 6,214 7,405 6,938 7,252 7,209
 
Fresh Dom. Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
European Union 1,336 1,275 1,538 1,532 1,553 1,599
Mexico 1,268 1,332 1,358 1,344 1,402 1,358
United States 926 926 1,004 1,130 1,082 1,120
Turkey 258 277 238 200 217 217
Russia 212 209 206 184 188 208
Saudi Arabia 88 85 103 121 125 125
Canada 100 99 87 102 105 100
United Arab Emirates 80 87 96 93 97 92
Japan 57 58 75 74 74 74
Argentina 75 60 70 70 70 70
Other 180 189 172 158 167 175
 
 
Total 4,580 4,597 4,947 5,008 5,080 5,138
 
For Processing nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 996 570 1,195 1,003 1,020 980
Mexico 330 339 360 367 370 365
European Union 192 312 353 226 311 299
United States 269 176 265 197 225 199
South Africa 58 80 79 56 85 69
Turkey 55 60 57 40 0 40
Japan 3 3 27 29 31 31
Other 1 3 2 2 2 2
 
 
Total 1,904 1,543 2,338 1,920 2,044 1,985
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Mexico 523 519 610 662 630 680
Turkey 369 426 433 434 425 494
South Africa 175 220 246 237 245 270
Argentina 280 150 185 280 280 220
United States 110 127 114 110 115 115
European Union 77 101 105 68 90 75
Hong Kong 7 33 18 17 15 20
Other 11 15 11 14 15 17
 
 
Total 1,552 1,591 1,722 1,822 1,815 1,891
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 478 481 563 615 640 685
European Union 426 380 399 557 400 450
Russia 212 209 207 186 190 210
Saudi Arabia 88 85 103 121 125 125
Canada 100 99 87 102 105 100
United Arab Emirates 78 85 94 91 95 90
Japan 51 51 51 51 52 52
Ukraine 63 54 44 41 40 45
Hong Kong 26 66 48 37 35 40
Turkey 2 3 3 4 2 4
Other 2 4 3 7 3 4
 
 
Total 1,526 1,517 1,602 1,812 1,687 1,805
 
Split years refer to the harvest and marketing period, which corresponds roughly to October-September in the Northern Hemisphere. For the Southern Hemisphere, harvest occurs January - Decmeber of the second year shown. Import and export totals may not equal due in part to different marketing years such as those listed above.