Monitoring the scope and benefits of Fairtrade: Asia Pacific region, 15th Edition

Published: 8 May 2024


This report includes 2022 monitoring data for the Asia Pacific region, as well as results of producer surveys.

Producer organizations in Asia Pacific make up about 16% of all Fairtrade certified organizations worldwide: by the end of 2022, there were 298 Fairtrade producer organizations in 18 countries throughout the region. More than 259,000 farmers and workers in the region make up about 13% of the global total in the Fairtrade system.

Producers in the region earned €14.8 million in Fairtrade Premium in 2022 to spend on projects of their choice. Coffee is the highest selling Fairtrade products in the region and makes up 47% of all Premium earned, followed by tea (15%), cotton (12%), and cane sugar (10%).