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World's top 10 Rice Producing Countries


Rice is one of the most consumed staple food for a large section of the population all over the world. But Asia dominates the rice production, with China and India being the largest producers in the world.
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China tops the list of top 10 rice-producing nations with a production of 212,129,000 tonnes. The latest data puts India in the second spot as the country produces 172,580,000 tonnes. The list, which is dominated by the Asian countries, puts Brazil on the 9th position 11,749,192 tonnes and Pakistan in the 10th position with 10,802,949 tonnes. Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Vietnam have found a place among the top five rice-producing countries. India and China produce about 384,709,000 tonnes of rice between them. While half of China's total grain output is dedicated to rice, India manages to keep its output high due to large swathes of agricultural land and cheap labor.


Top 10 Rice Producing Countries in the World

RankAreaProduction (tonnes), 2018
1China212,129,000
2India172,580,000
3Indonesia83,037,000
4Bangladesh56,417,319
5Vietnam44,046,250
6Thailand32,192,087
7Myanmar25,418,142
8Philippines19,066,094
9Brazil11,749,192
10Pakistan10,802,949

Source: FAO


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Last Updated on: July 23, 2020