From the ASI newsletter: More than a million tons of wool is produced each year on a global scale. While wool is produced in more than a 100 countries all over the world, only 10 produce nearly all the output. The data for 2014 lists the top wool producing countries as follows.
10. India – 45,000 metric tons
9. Argentina 46,500 metric tonnes
8. Russia 54,651 metric tonnes
7. Sudan 56,000 metric tonnes
6. Morocco 56,000 metric tonnes
5. Iran 61,50 metric tonnes
4. The United Kingdom 68,000 metric tonnes
3. New Zealand 165,000 metric tonnes
2. Australia 360,520 metric tonnes
1. China 471,111 metric tonnes
How does the United States compare to those countries? According to the same Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations website, the United States produced 14,000 tonnes of wool in 2014.