Key Market Indicators
Olive production in Libya is set to dip slightly in the coming years. In 2021, the country was ranked 15th in the world for olive production at around 135,000 metric tons. This is down from a peak of over 140,000 metric tons back in 1966. Leading the way in olive production are Italy, Morocco and Greece, followed by Lebanon who overtook Libya in 2021 with around 135,000 metric tons. By 2026, Libyan olive production is expected to drop to 122,000 metric tons, representing a 1.7% year-on-year decline since 1966.