Top Ten Rice Producing Countries in the World 2011
Rice is a staple food that is eaten by a large population of the world especially Asia where 92% of the total rice is produced. Over the last few decades, the consumption of Rice has increased rapidly which has made it a valuable commodity. Here is the list of top ten Rice producing countries in the world in 2011.
2. India: The Asian giant comes second to its rival china in this list with a production of 137 Million Tons; India none the less is a major power in Rice industry with its production being 22% of the total global production.
3. Indonesia: The south Asian nation comes on the third position with a 54.4 Million tons production of rice, roughly 8.6% of total production of world. Rice is almost always the primary ingredient in Indonesian cuisine with other food types complementing it.
6. Thailand: Another Asian state with great dependence on rice, some 60% of its farming land produces rice which is a great export item while also the most dominant feature in Thai cuisine. They produced 29.3 Million tons of it.