Top Ten Rice Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Rice Producing Countries in the World

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Rice is very commonly used grain in cooking at home or at restaurants it is the third highest produced crop in the world, it is very popular in Asian countries and in some countries it is part of daily meal. It is main ingredient of hundreds of dishes worldwide specially in Arab cuisine rice is main ingredient of many soups and dishes with fish, poultry, and other types of meat. Rice grows on lands where there is plenty of water and excess of rainfall it cannot grow in waterlogged areas while it can also survive flooding it requires more than 20 °C temperature to grow. It is cultivated on large scale as annual crop it is estimated that world is producing around 740 million tonnes of rice every year and china is leading producer country with around 205 million tonnes production every year. Rice  grains are obtained from crop through threshing and milling process right after completing of harvesting process although threshing is still carried out by hand in many countries but there is an increasing use of mechanical threshers.

If you want to know about the top rice producing countries then see the list below, for more awareness of reader we made a list of top 10 rice producing countries in the world in 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Million Metric Tons)

1.

 China

 207.675

2.

 India

 155.682

3.

 Indonesia

  70.593

4.

 Vietnam

  44.503

5.

 Thailand

  37.254

6.

 Bangladesh

  34.683

7.

 Burma

  34.250

8.

 Philippines

  19.832

9.

 Brazil

  14.682

10.

 Japan

  11.573

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