The indicator rose by 7.17% in 2016, according to updated statistics published by United Nations Statistical Office. The variable climbed from 28 465 640 kilogram to 30 506 896 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it grew by 13.41 percent. It's the highest ever noted since 1993. The overall changes for the previous 24 years reached an increase of 480.02%. Moreover, it has attained a growth at a 0.02 percent compound annual growth rate over the five years with a marginal overall rise since the start of observations. It averaged 14 116 200.38 kilogram from 1993 to 2016 and it attained its minimum of 5 259 669 kilogram in 1993.