December 13, 2021


China's grain output rises 2% in 2021



China has published statistics for the country's total sown area, yield and total grain output in 2021.


Its total grain output was 682.85 million tonnes, an increase of 13.36 million tonnes or 2.0% compared with that in 2020. Cereals output was 632.76 million tonnes, an increase of 2.6% compared to 2020.


The area of grain sowed totaled 117,632 thousand hectares in 2021, up 0.7% from 2020. Of this, the sown area of cereals was 100,177 thousand hectares, a year-on-year increase of 2.3%.


China's grain yield per unit area increased 1.2% year-on-year with 5,805kg/ha. Cereals yield per unit area was 6,316kg/ha, an increase of 0.3% compared to 2020.


- National Bureau of Statistics of China