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Unformatted text preview: housand metric tons #3 Indonesia: 33,300 thousand metric tons #4 Bangladesh: 26,000 thousand metric tons #5 Vietnam: 21,000 thousand metric tons #6 Thailand: 17,800 thousand metric tons #7 Burma: 10,440 thousand metric tons #8 Philippines: 8,500 thousand metric tons #9 Brazil: 7,300 thousand metric tons # 10 Japan: 7,100 thousand metric tons Country Country Rice area, ha Rice production, Mt Yield, Mt/ha WORLD 153,324,898 588,563,933 3.37 China 27,398,000 166,417,000 6.07 India 44,000,000 132,013,000 3.00 Indonesia 11,477,357 52,078,832 4.54 Bangladesh 11,100,000 38,060,000 3.43 Viet Nam 7,449,300 34,518,600 4.63 Thailand 11,000,000 27,000,000 2.45 Myanmar 6,650,000 24,640,000 3.71 Philippines 4,094,000 14,031,000 3.43 Brazil 3,149,680 10,198,900 3.24 Japan 1,665,000 9,740,000 5.85 USA 1,121,860 9,033,610 7.45 World Rice Production Production 150 million hectares (360 million acres) 135 million in Asia 7 million in Africa 6 million in South America 2 million in North and Central America History of US Rice Production First introduced into Virginia in 1622. Later introduced into South Carolina in 1685. Commercial production spread from the Carolinas to Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Rice traveled south fr...
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