World Import of Rice and Wheat by Regions
(in million tons)
Region Wheat Rice (milled)
  2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
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Asia 51.0 47.0 60.9 85.0 68.0 64.9 75.7 73.6 79.7 91 87.9 85.3 86.3 14.6 14.2 14.4 14.5 16.7 17.4 17.6 20.7 23.1 19.2 21.1 23.1 20.8
Africa 30.6 30.6 34.4 37.8 40.4 37.0 44.2 43.0 50.7 49.4 49.1 46.8 49.3 9.8 9.5 9.5 9.8 10.6 12.7 12.9 14.5 13.6 14.1 15.6 16.7 17.3
Central America 7.4 7.1 6.7 7.4 9.0 7.9 8.6 8.5 8.9 9.0 9.4 9.7 9.5 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
South America 13.7 13.2 12.9 12.9 13.5 14.2 13.9 14.2 12.6 15.7 15.2 15.6 15.8 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.8 1.8 1.8 2
North America 3.0 2.5 2.8 3.1 3.0 3.2 4.4 4.8 2.7 3.6 4.5 3.8 3.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3
Europe 10.0 10.2 7.4 6.7 9.5 8.4 6.6 8.1 9.4 7.2 7.8 8.5 8.5 1.7 1.8 2.0 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.7 2.0 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.4
Oceania 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
World Total 116.3 111.2 125.8 126.8 144.2 136.3 154.2 153.0 164.9 176.8 174.8 170.7 173.5 31.0 30.2 30.8 30.8 34.0 37.3 37.6 42.4 44.6 41.6 45.0 48.3 46.8
Source : FAO (Food Outlook, several issues)
Note: Total computed from unrounded data