Top 10 Agricultural Countries by GDP Contribution 2017

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Here is a list of the top 10 agricultural countries by GDP contribution 2017. Agriculture is the most important industry for any country and countries have been focusing on economic development to boost farming. The biggest countries in agriculture are leaders in production of wheat, rice, pulses etc. The top agricultural nations are China. India, USA. Indonesia etc. 

Quick Glance :

Top Agricultural Countries by GDP in World 2017 are

1st Place : China

2nd Place : India

3rd Place : United States

4th Place : Indonesia

5th Place : Brazil

6th Place : Nigeria

7th Place : Turkey

8th Place : Japan

9th Place : Argentina

10th Place : Thailand

For More details about rankings and parameters, read on.


10. Thailand

Thailand is a country at the center of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia.


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Thailand has a total area of about 513,000 sq.km with around 66 million people residing, and it is the world’s 50th largest country and 20th most populous country in the world. Thailand’s economy is the world’s 20th largest by Purchasing Power Parity and 27th largest by nominal GDP.

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Agriculture is one of the major sectors contributing to the GDP of Thailand and the sector is also a highly competitive and diversified one. About forty percent of the workforce are associated with agricultural works in Thailand. It has an arable land of around 28% of the total land out of which 55% of the land is used for rice production. Rice is the most important crop of the country and is one of the leading exporters of rice.

Tapioca, rubber, grain and sugar are among the other agricultural produces of the country and significant amounts of fishery products and processed goods like frozen shrimp and canned tuna contribute to the exports of the country. Thailand is also a leading exporter of chicken meat and other commodities. It has only 0.3-0.5 percent of agricultural land certified as organic against a global average of 1%.

Agriculture Contribution to GDP: 13%

Agriculture GDP (Million $): 51949



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