Pakistan is the world's 11th largest producer of rice. Pakistan's exports make up 8% of world's total rice trade. It is an important crop in the agriculture economy of Pakistan.
Rice is grown in fertile lands of Sindh and Punjab region where millions of farmers rely on rice cultivation as their major source of employment. Among the most famous varieties grown in Pakistan include the Basmati, known for its flavour and quality. Pakistan is a major producer of this variety.
Area, Yield And Production Of Rice By Variety and Province:
2007-08 To 2017-18