Fastest-declining Rice Imports by Country

The 10 nations below decreased their milled rice imports the most in 2004.

  1. Indonesia … 390,830 tons (down 76% in 2004)
  2. Bangladesh … 991,810 tons (down 20.7%)
  3. Brazil … 852,080 tons (down 20.1%)
  4. Nigeria … 1.4 million tons (down 12.6%)
  5. North Korea … 702,000 tons (down 12.5%)
  6. Mexico … 459,210 tons (down 8.6%)
  7. Senegal … 822,550 tons (down 7.6%)
  8. Japan … 662,020 tons (down 6.2%)
  9. South Africa …744,840 tons (down 5.8%)
  10. Russia (Europe) … 618,460 tons (down 4.1%).