Global Rice Production

April 2017

This month the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that the Global Rice Production 2016/2017 will be 481.14 million metric tons, around 0.8 million tons more than the previous month's projection.

Last year the Global Rice Production (*) was 472.25 million tons. This year's 481.14 estimated million tons could represent an increase of 8.89 million tons or a 1.88% in rice production around the globe.

Global Rice Production by Country

(Values in Metric Tons)

China: 144,850,000

India: 106,500,000

Others: 41,293,000

Indonesia: 37,150,000

Bangladesh: 34,581,000

Vietnam: 27,861,000

Thailand: 18,600,000

Burma: 12,400,000

Philippines: 11,500,000

Brazil: 8,160,000

Japan: 7,780,000

United States: 7,117,000

Pakistan: 6,800,000

Cambodia: 4,700,000

Egypt: 4,554,000

Korea, South: 4,197,000

Nepal: 3,100,000


Next Update will be May 10, 2017.