The plant fibre procuction is directly linked to climate changes as well as plant pests and diseases. between 2008 and 2014 the Jute and Kenaf fibre production increased from 2.5 million tons to 3 million tons per anumn. The Coir fibre production peaked at 1 Million tons in 2014/2015.
The annual Silk fibre production increase roughly 4% to 170 000 tons in 2015. Wool stayed stabel at a annual amount of 1.1 Million tons. The world total fiberproduction including manmade fibres went from 74 million tons in 2008 up to 98 million tons in 2015.