Rice Production rose 10.1 % to 1,520 kt in Ecuador in 2015

Rice Production (kt)
Agriculture | Ecuador | July 15, 2018
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Rice production reached 1,520 kt in 2015 in Ecuador, according to Faostat. This is 10.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, rice production in Ecuador reached an all time high of 1,778 kt in 2004 and an all time low of 147 kt in 1968. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, rice production in Brazil amounted to 12,262 kt, 2,382 kt in Colombia, 268 kt in Panama and 2,906 kt in Peru in 2015.

Ecuador has been ranked 32nd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of rice production, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Rice Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Bolivia kt 442 428 475 443 484
Brazil kt 11,236 13,477 11,550 11,783 12,176
Chile kt 94.7 130 150 130 135
Colombia kt 1,988 2,010 2,318 1,997 2,207
Costa Rica kt 268 279 214 225 224
Ecuador kt 1,706 1,478 1,566 1,516 1,380
Honduras kt 42.2 49.2 53.8 49.6 51.6
Nicaragua kt 454 413 419 372 369
Panama kt 275 291 248 287 255
Peru kt 2,831 2,624 3,043 3,051 2,897
Venezuela kt 900 1,018 1,046 1,084 1,158