Barley is the most important cereal grain in the world and is used in soups, bread, beverages, and various food products. Over 100 countries grow barley, with an estimated global production of 134 metric tons in 2011.
Russia is the largest producer of Barely, with a total output of 16 million metric tons (2011 statistics). Ukraine is the world’s second-largest exporter of Barely. Barley is mostly grown in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The top 20 nations by the quantity of barley produced are given below (tons).
|Rank||Country||Production Quantity (in Tonnes)||Production Value|
|11||United States of America||3,391,710||$258,517,000|
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization