Top 10 Largest Maize Producing Countries in the world

top 10 maize producing countries in the world


Maize is a cereal corp which is cultivated widely throughout the world. It also known as “Corn” in some English-speaking nations which is a great grain plant in the world. Its importance can’t be denied due to its qualities. It is most important staple food for Latin America and more than 1.2 billion people in  SSA (sub-Saharan Africa) . It can be used for food as well as non-food products. Eastern and southern Africa uses 85% of Its yield as their food. Africa as a whole uses 95% as compared to the other nations which use most of their maize as animal feed.


The worldwide production of maize is more than 785 million tonnes.It is processed and prepared in several form according to the country.Following list of top ten nations with the largest maize production can help to show you the annual production of this corp.

Top 10 Largest Maize Producers in the World (2009)


Rank Country Production (Tonnes)
1.   United States 333,010,910
2.   Chine  163,118,097
3.   Brazil  51,232,447
4.   Mexico  17,629,740
5.   Indonesia  20,202,600
6.   India  17,300,000
7.   France  15,299,900
8.   Argentina  13,121,380
9.   South Africa  12,050,000
10.   Ukraine  10,486,300

Which Country produces most maize in the world?

Maize is widely grown all over the world and a greater weight of corn is produced than the other grains. United States is the leading country which is harvesting 40% of world’s total corn yield. in 2009 its annual yield was 333,010,910 tonnes which was the greatest production and still United states is the leading country for Maize production.


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