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World’s Largest Rice Producing Countries

Rice is one of the important and widely used food crops like Wheat and Maize. Asian countries producing highly and consumption too. World production of rice in 2009 is around 678 million tons, the production in the developing countries accounted for 95% of the world production, and the study claims about 40% of rice lost every year by post-harvest problems, poor transport, lack of proper storage, and retail.

The Rice producing countries adopted new ways to cultivate rice to keep its quality and more productions. The three largest producers of rice are China, India, and Indonesia with the production of 202, 155, and 65 million metric tons respectively.

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RankCountryProduction
(Million Metric ton)
1 People’s Republic of China 202.6
2 India 155.7
3 Indonesia 65.7
4 Bangladesh 50.6
5 Vietnam 42.3
6 Thailand 34.5
7 Burma 32.8
8 Philippines 16.6
9 Brazil 13.5
10 Pakistan 9.2
11 Cambodia 8.8
12 Japan 8.4
13 United States 8.3
14 South Korea 6.3
15 Egypt 5.6
16 Nigeria 4.5
17 Nepal 4.4
18 Madagascar 4.3
19 Sri Lanka 3.9
20 Iran 3.2
Posted by: Worldlistmania Contributor