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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  1/12/2015 11:15:53 AM 
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Dec
2014/15
Jan
2014/15
Production
China 43,560 48,288 51,440 54,531 59,004 59,004
United States 35,608 37,217 36,174 36,909 38,814 38,828
Argentina 29,312 27,945 26,089 27,950 29,575 29,575
Brazil 28,160 29,510 27,310 27,980 29,000 29,000
European Union 9,633 9,668 10,432 10,737 10,080 10,750
India 7,440 7,720 7,920 6,640 7,120 6,800
Mexico 2,870 2,910 2,890 3,088 3,325 3,325
Other 17,844 17,194 19,032 20,945 22,006 22,212
 
 
Total 174,427 180,452 181,287 188,780 198,924 199,494
 
Imports
European Union 21,877 20,872 16,941 18,175 19,800 19,300
Indonesia 3,069 3,278 3,367 3,700 3,900 3,900
Vietnam 2,719 2,276 2,980 3,100 3,200 3,200
Thailand 2,318 2,928 2,874 2,665 2,900 2,900
Iran 1,742 2,192 2,099 2,683 2,800 2,800
Philippines 1,972 1,833 1,970 2,250 2,350 2,350
Japan 2,208 2,282 1,765 1,976 2,100 2,100
Korea, South 1,658 1,571 1,654 1,826 1,880 1,880
Malaysia 1,028 1,078 1,276 1,400 1,425 1,425
Mexico 1,500 1,548 1,295 1,425 1,420 1,420
Other 16,817 17,188 17,632 18,097 18,986 19,013
 
 
Total 56,908 57,046 53,853 57,297 60,761 60,288
 
Exports
Argentina 27,615 26,043 23,667 24,960 27,830 27,830
Brazil 13,987 14,678 13,242 13,948 14,100 14,100
United States 8,238 8,845 10,139 10,478 11,612 11,612
Paraguay 1,043 523 2,149 2,500 2,570 2,570
India 4,800 4,391 4,354 2,742 2,850 2,550
Other 2,862 3,795 4,286 5,002 4,955 4,845
 
 
Total 58,545 58,275 57,837 59,630 63,917 63,507
 
Domestic Consumption
China 43,382 47,435 50,091 52,534 57,354 57,354
European Union 30,952 29,670 27,123 28,495 29,042 29,442
United States 27,489 28,614 26,280 26,758 27,306 27,398
Brazil 13,950 14,100 14,200 14,398 14,710 14,780
Mexico 4,340 4,370 4,225 4,475 4,650 4,650
India 2,870 3,280 3,490 4,050 4,275 4,215
Vietnam 3,100 3,300 3,700 3,920 4,160 4,160
Thailand 3,775 4,153 4,200 3,880 4,100 4,100
Indonesia 2,784 3,218 3,430 3,750 3,825 3,825
Japan 3,844 3,840 3,352 3,421 3,600 3,600
Iran 2,525 2,500 2,460 2,948 3,120 3,120
Egypt 1,900 2,100 2,220 2,450 2,460 2,460
Korea, South 2,336 2,265 2,248 2,385 2,450 2,450
Russia 2,181 2,365 2,532 2,450 2,450 2,450
Philippines 1,875 1,925 2,000 2,333 2,408 2,408
Other 23,777 24,627 25,941 27,437 29,102 29,144
 
 
Total 171,080 177,762 177,492 185,684 195,012 195,556
 
Ending Stocks
Argentina 2,229 2,921 3,743 4,933 4,678 4,678
Brazil 2,436 3,198 3,098 2,757 2,972 2,902
European Union 453 439 153 260 573 478
Indonesia 330 390 323 273 348 348
United States 318 272 249 227 273 272
Other 2,620 2,627 2,092 1,971 2,395 2,462
 
 
Total 8,386 9,847 9,658 10,421 11,239 11,140