World Cereal Production, Import and Export 
  (million metric tons)
  RICE STATISTICS
  Production Imports Exports
  2011-13 2016-18 2019 2020 2011-13 2016-18 2019 2020 2011-13 2016-18 2019 2020
  (average) (average) (estiim.) (f.cast) (average) (average) (estiim.) (f.cast) (average) (average) (estiim.) (f.cast)
 ASIA   443.3 450 450.6 456.7 21.5 21.4 18.9 19.5 29.3 38.1 36.3 36.9
 Bangladesh   33.9 35.3 36.9 36.9 1.2 1.4 0.1 0.2 - - - -
 China   140.2 146.5 144.9 145.5 6.6 6 3.8 3.1 0.5 1.3 2.8 3.2
 India   105.7 113 117.9 119.2 0 - - - 8.6 11.6 9.8 10.8
 Indonesia   43.1 37.5 35 34.6 0.9 1.3 0.4 1.4 - - - -
 Iran, Islamic Republic of   1.6 1.9 2 2.1 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.3 - - - -
 Iraq   0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 1 1 1.3 1.1 - - - -
 Japan   7.8 7.5 7.4 7.4 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 -
 Korea, D.P.R.   1.8 0 0 - 0 - - - - - - -
 Korea, Republic of   4.2 4 3.7 3.8 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 - 0.1 0.1 -
 Malaysia  1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.9 1 1.1 1.2 - 0.1 - -
 Myanmar  17 15.7 15.4 15.8 0 - - - 0.7 2.3 2.5 2.3
 Pakistan   6.2 7.2 7.2 7.9 0 - - - 3 3.9 4.5 4.6
 Philippines  11.8 12.3 12.3 12.4 1.2 1.4 2.8 2.8 - - - -
 Saudi Arabia   - - -  - 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.4 - - - -
 Sri Lanka   2.8 2.4 3.1 3.2 0.5 0.5 - - - - - -
 Thailand   24.9 21.4 18.8 21.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 8 10.9 7.6 7
 Viet Nam   28.2 28.2 28.2 28.3 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.4 7.2 6.4 7.2 7.1
 AFRICA   17.6 22.8 24.1 24.8 15.2 16 16 16.1 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.5
 Cote d’Ívoire   0.4 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.6 - - - -
 Egypt  4.1 4.3 4.6 5 0.1 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.2 - -
 Madagascar   2.8 2.3 2.6 2.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 - - - -
 Nigeria  2.7 4.8 5.1 5.1 2.4 2.4 2.3 1.9 - - - -
 Senegal  0.3 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 1.4 1 1.4 - - - -
 South Africa   - - -  - 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 - - - -
 Tanzania, United Rep. of   1.4 2 2 2.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 - 0.2 0.2 0.3
 CENTRAL AMERICA   2 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
 Cuba  0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 - - - -
 Mexico  0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 - 0.1 - -
 SOUTH AMERICA   16.6 16.5 15.6 15.9 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.6
 Argentina  1.1 0.9 0.8 0.8 0 - - - 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4
 Brazil   8.4 7.9 7.1 7.4 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.9 0.8
 Peru  2 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 - 0.1 0.1 0.1
 Uruguay  1 0.9 0.8 0.8 0 - - - 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8
 NORTH AMERICA   6.1 6.6 5.9 6.9 1.1 1.2 1.5 1.3 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.2
 Canada  - - -  - 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.3 - - - -
 United States of America   6.1 6.6 5.9 6.9 0.8 0.8 1 1 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.2
 EUROPE   2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.8 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6
 European Union   1.9 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.2 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.5
 Russian Federation   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland     - - 0.6 - - - -
 OCEANIA   0.6 0.4 0.1 - 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
 Australia   0.6 0.4 - - 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
 WORLD   488.9 500.7 500.6 508.7 44.9 46.1 44.1 44.9 37.3 46.1 44.1 44.9
 Developing countries   471.1 - - - 39.2 - - - 33.1 - - -
 Developed countries   17.7 - - - 5.7 - - - 4.3 - - -
 LIFDCs  159.2 196 204 205.5 16.7 15.7 14.1 14.8 8.8 18.4 17.4 18.4
 LDCs   72.4 75.1 77.2 78.3 11.2 11.8 10.1 10.9 2 4.3 4.6 4.4
Source: fao food outlook