Rice Production rose 11.4 % to 2,562 kt in Iran in 2015

Rice Production (kt)
Agriculture | Iran | July 15, 2018
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Rice production reached 2,562 kt in 2015 in Iran, according to Faostat. This is 11.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, rice production in Iran reached an all time high of 2,931 kt in 2003 and an all time low of 600 kt in 1961. When compared to Iran's main peers, rice production in Iraq amounted to 349 kt, 9,465 kt in Pakistan and 151 kt in Turkmenistan in 2015.

Iran has been ranked 25th 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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Afghanistan kt 645 672 672 500 512 ...
China kt 195,103 195,761 201,001 204,236 203,612
India kt 135,673 143,963 157,900 157,800 159,200
Iran kt 2,137 2,490 1,893 2,360 2,450
Iraq kt 173 156 235 361 452
Kazakhstan kt 307 373 347 351 344
Kuwait kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan kt 10,334 7,235 6,160 5,536 6,798
Saudi Arabia kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Syria kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan kt 110 113 127 129 132
Uzbekistan kt 194 207 120 326 340