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Top Ten Rice Producing States in India
Rank State Name Production in Thausand Toones
1 West Bengal 15023.68
2 Uttar Pradesh 14416
3 Andhra Pradesh 11510
4 Punjab 11374
5 Bihar 7529.3
6 Orissa 7295.45
7 Chhattisgarh 6608.83
8 Assam 5128.51
9 Tamil Nadu 4049.9
10 Haryana 3976

 

 

Top 10 Largest Rice Producing Countries in the World
Rank Country Rice Produced (millions of hectares)
1
India
43.2
2
China
30.35
3
Indonesia
12.16
4
Bangladesh
12
5
Thailand
9.65
6
Vietnam
7.66
7
Burma
6.8
8
Philippines
4.5
9
Cambodia
2.9
10
Pakistan
2.85

 

 

The Largest Rice Importers In The World
Rank
Country
Rice Imported (1,000 metric tons)
1
China
4700
2
Nigeria
3000
3
Phillippines
1800
4
Iran
1600
5
Indonesia
1600
6
Saudi Arabia
1550
7
European Union
1500
8
Iraq
1200
9
Senegal
1100
10
Malaysia
1000

 


What are the major types of rice consumed by people all over the world?

Today, there are more than 40,000 varieties of rice that are said to exist in the world. However, the major types of rice that people all over the world consume can be categorized into these 10 types.


Name the top rice producing state in India.

West Bengal has been entitled as the top rice producing state in India. The state is said to produce approximately 146.05 lakh tons of rice every year on more than 50 lakh hectares of dedicated land. The districts where rice is majorly produced in West Bengal are:


Which is the largest rice producing country in the world?

China tops the list of the largest rice producing countries in the world. The country surpassed India in rice production a few years back. China presently produces 144,850,000 metric tons of rice every year, while India, at the second rank, produces 106,500,000metric tons of rice.


Which country is the largest importer of rice in the world?

The title of the largest importer of rice in the world has been given to China, which imports as much as 1.9 million metric tons of rice annually. Owing to its large population out of which most consider rice as their staple diet, the import of rice is predicted to grow at a high rate if China does not control its increasing population.


Which country is the largest exporter of rice in the world?

India has been entitled as the largest exporter of rice in the world. The country has 28.9% of share in the total world rice export which accounts to approximately 10.3 million metric tons in a year. As much as US$5.3 billion is brought into India annually from making a worldwide export of rice.