Top 5 Rice Producing Countries in The World

China leads global rice production with 147.691 million metric tonnes. Modern farming, high-yield varieties, and government support maintain its top position.
India is the world's second-largest rice producer. It yields 125.038 million metric tonnes because of fertile soil and a favourable climate in the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta. West Bengal, Punjab, and UP are major contributors.
Indonesia, the third-largest rice producer at 35.511M tonnes, thrives due to its tropical monsoon climate. Diverse rice varieties enable three harvesting seasons annually.
Vietnam, fifth in rice production at 27.099M tonnes, relies on the Mekong and Red River deltas. Its rice industry is pivotal in political, economic, and social realms.
Thailand, famed for Jasmine rice, produces 19.529M metric tonnes, ranking sixth. Its Central Plains, dubbed the "Rice Bowl," boast abundant water and fertile soil for cultivation.
Myanmar ranks seventh in rice production at 12.530 million metric tonnes. The Ayeyarwady Delta, Ayeyarwady, and Bago regions enjoy favourable climates for cultivation.
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