15 Highest Wheat Producing Countries

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Wheat is the common crop that used in a wide variety of foods and cultivated worldwide, the total production in the world over 686 million metric tons, the largest wheat producer is China, India and United States with production of 126, 95 and 62 million metric tons respectively. This is the most produced cereal after maize and Rice, wheat is one of the widely using foods worldwide. The largest importers of wheat are Egypt, Indonesia and Algeria, so the largest exporters are United States, Canada, Russia and Australia. The Top 15 largest Wheat producing countries below are given in metric tons in the statistics of 2011 and 2012.

List of Highest Wheat Producing Countries

Rank Country Production (in million metric tons on 2011) Production (in million metric tons on 2012)
1  China 117 126
2  India 86 95
3  United States 54 62
4  France 38 40
5  Russia 56 38
6  Australia 27 30
7  Canada 25 27
8  Pakistan 25 24
9  Germany 22 22
10  Turkey 21 20
11  Ukraine 22 16
12  Iran 13 14
13  Kazakhstan 22 13
14  United Kingdom 15 13
15  Argentina 14 11