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The U.S. ranks 8th in rice imports

16 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States imported $260,863,000 worth of rice, enough to make it rank eighth in that category. Saudi Arabia ranked first, importing $580,585,000 worth of rice.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in rice exports

11 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States exported $1,290,696,000 worth of rice, or 15.1% of the world’s total, enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Thailand ranked first, exporting $2,321,682,000 worth of rice, or 27.1% of the world’s total.

The top five countries–Thailand, India, the United States, Pakistan, and Vietnam–acccounted for 79.8% of all rice exports.

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The U.S. ranks 11th in rice production

18 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in 2004 the United States ranked eleventh in tonnage of rice production. China ranked first.