Rice Production rose 7.03 % to 239 kt in Costa Rica in 2015

Rice Production (kt)
Agriculture | Costa Rica | July 15, 2018
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Rice production reached 239 kt in 2015 in Costa Rica, according to Faostat. This is 7.03 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, rice production in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 279 kt in 2011 and an all time low of 60.4 kt in 1961. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, rice production in Guatemala amounted to 31.2 kt, 50.9 kt in Honduras, 403 kt in Nicaragua and 268 kt in Panama in 2015.

Costa Rica has been ranked 58th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of rice production, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Rice Production Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Belize kt 20.5 19.1 12.3 20.5 16.3
Colombia kt 1,988 2,010 2,318 1,997 2,207
Costa Rica kt 268 279 214 225 224
El Salvador kt 34.5 25.6 28.3 36.3 41.8
Guatemala kt 29.6 30.4 31.1 32.2 33.6
Honduras kt 42.2 49.2 53.8 49.6 51.6
Mexico kt 217 173 179 180 232
Nicaragua kt 454 413 419 372 369
Panama kt 275 291 248 287 255
USA kt 11,027 8,389 9,069 8,616 10,080