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Lemons and Limes, Fresh: Production, Supply and Distribution in Selected Countries 
  
(1,000 Metric Tons)
Date Created  01/25/2017 3:01:35 PM  
 
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  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 Jan
2016/17
Production
Mexico 2,055 2,120 2,187 2,326 2,370 2,400
European Union 1,264 1,179 1,308 1,598 1,269 1,554
Argentina 1,300 1,350 780 1,450 1,400 1,370
United States 771 827 748 820 807 782
Turkey 750 680 760 725 670 640
South Africa 260 245 312 339 340 345
Israel 53 51 64 65 60 70
Other 71 58 55 83 89 91
 
 
Total 6,524 6,510 6,214 7,406 7,005 7,252
 
Fresh Dom. Consumption
European Union 1,377 1,336 1,275 1,539 1,514 1,553
Mexico 1,121 1,268 1,332 1,357 1,385 1,402
United States 960 926 926 1,004 1,118 1,082
Turkey 259 258 276 237 212 217
Russia 200 212 209 206 183 188
Saudi Arabia 85 88 85 103 120 125
Canada 88 100 99 87 102 105
United Arab Emirates 66 80 87 96 93 97
Japan 60 57 58 75 74 74
Argentina 70 75 60 70 70 70
Other 192 180 189 172 156 167
 
 
Total 4,478 4,580 4,596 4,946 5,027 5,080
 
For Processing
Argentina 963 996 570 1,195 1,050 1,020
Mexico 310 330 339 360 367 370
European Union 235 192 312 353 226 311
United States 191 269 176 265 194 225
South Africa 84 58 80 79 85 85
Japan 3 3 3 27 29 31
Israel 3 1 3 2 2 2
Other 65 55 60 57 40 0
 
 
Total 1,854 1,904 1,543 2,338 1,993 2,044
 
Exports
Mexico 625 523 519 610 620 630
Turkey 429 369 426 433 420 425
Argentina 267 280 150 185 280 280
South Africa 165 175 220 246 240 245
United States 95 110 127 114 110 115
European Union 92 77 101 105 68 90
Hong Kong 8 7 33 18 17 15
Other 8 11 15 11 14 15
 
 
Total 1,689 1,552 1,591 1,722 1,769 1,815
 
Imports
United States 475 478 481 563 615 640
European Union 440 426 380 399 539 400
Russia 200 212 209 207 185 190
Saudi Arabia 85 88 85 103 120 125
Canada 88 100 99 87 102 105
United Arab Emirates 63 78 85 94 91 95
Japan 55 51 51 51 51 52
Ukraine 62 63 54 44 40 40
Hong Kong 25 26 66 48 36 35
Mexico 1 1 3 1 2 2
Other 3 3 3 3 3 3
 
 
Total 1,497 1,526 1,516 1,600 1,784 1,687
 
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 reporting anomalies such as those listed above.