Principal rice exporting countries worldwide in 2016/2017 (in 1,000 metric tons)

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Export in thousand metric tons
India 10,300
Vietnam 5,800
Pakistan 4,200
United States 3,550
Burma 1,500
Cambodia 1,000
Uruguay 850
Brazil 650
Argentina 550

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This statistic shows the principal rice exporting countries worldwide in 2016/2017, measured in 1,000 metric tons. As of February 2017, rice export of India was projected to amount to some 10.3 million metric tons. In that year, China was the main importer of rice worldwide with an import volume amounting to five million metric tons.
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February 2017
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Forecast as of February 2017.
Trade year 2016/17 is calendar year 2017.

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