Maize production quantity

(thousand tonnes)

The United States of America is the top country by maize production in the world. As of 2020, maize production in the United States of America was 360,252 thousand tonnes that accounts for 34.28% of the world's maize production. The top 5 countries (others are China, Brazil, Argentina, and Ukraine) account for 74.86% of it. The world's total maize production was estimated at 1.05 million thousand tonnes in 2020.

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What is maize production?

Zea mays Corn, Indian corn, mealies. A grain with a high germ content. At the national level, hybrid and ordinary maize should be reported separately owing to widely different yields and uses. Used largely for animal feed and commercial starch production.