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Rice, paddy production quantity

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China is the top country by rice, paddy production in the world. As of 2017, rice, paddy production in China was 214 million tonnes that accounts for 27.80 % of the world's rice, paddy production. The top 5 countries (others are India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Viet Nam) account for 72.08 % of it. The world's total rice, paddy production was estimated at 771 million tonnes in 2017.

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What is rice, paddy production?

Oryza spp., mainly oryza sativa. Rice grain after threshing and winnowing. Also known as rice in the husk and rough rice. Used mainly for human food.