The main importers are those whose staple food is rice.

No. 1 is Philippines
‘Bangladesh’.
‘Sri Lanka’.
‘India’ at times.
‘Singapore’
‘Malaysia’

AFRICA
KOREA
INDONESIA
CHINA

Countries where the populations include a large proportion of rice eaters like Chinese and (South) Indians, coupled with lack of skill to cultivate rice.
In this category,
Mauritius, Fiji, Suriname, USA, South Africa, Caribbean Islands.