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Table 7

Oilseed rape producing countries and risks associated with high carbon stock lands.

Country Forestland dynamics Total rapeseed oil production (Mt of oil) Share of global production (%) Approximate range of OSR expansion over native vegetation (%)
Canada Net deforestation 18.4 27 0
China Net afforestation/reforestation 15.3 22 Not applicable
Czech Republic Net afforestation/reforestation 1.4 2 Not applicable
France Net afforestation/reforestation 4.7 7 Not applicable
Germany Net afforestation/reforestation 4.6 7 Not applicable
India Net afforestation/reforestation 6.8 10 Not applicable
Poland Net afforestation/reforestation 2.2 3 Not applicable
Romania Net afforestation/reforestation 1.3 2 Not applicable
United Kingdom Net afforestation/reforestation 1.8 2 Not applicable
United States Net afforestation/reforestation 1.4 2 Not applicable
Other nations 7.2 10
   EU28 Net afforestation/reforestation 19.7 29 Not applicable
   World Net deforestation 68.9 100 Not applicable

Source: Prepared by the authors.

Note: Total rapeseed oil production as in 2014 base-year (FAO, 2018). Risk associated with the likelihood that OSR may expand over native vegetation within the respective country, including forestlands and natural grasslands.

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