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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  9/11/2014 11:29:49 AM 
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Aug
2014/15
Sep
2014/15
Production
China 43,560 48,288 51,440 54,451 58,212 58,212
United States 35,608 37,217 36,174 37,172 37,816 38,133
Argentina 29,312 27,945 26,089 28,795 30,950 30,950
Brazil 28,160 29,510 27,310 27,770 28,570 29,000
European Union 9,760 9,674 10,194 9,938 10,063 10,063
India 7,520 7,680 7,800 6,880 7,200 7,200
Mexico 2,870 2,910 2,890 3,165 3,240 3,325
Other 17,844 17,194 19,052 20,740 21,733 21,834
 
 
Total 174,634 180,418 180,949 188,911 197,784 198,717
 
Imports
European Union 21,877 20,872 16,943 18,700 19,800 19,800
Indonesia 3,069 3,278 3,367 3,550 3,900 3,900
Vietnam 2,719 2,276 2,980 3,100 3,200 3,200
Thailand 2,318 2,928 2,874 2,900 3,350 3,100
Iran 1,742 2,192 2,099 2,500 2,750 2,750
Philippines 1,972 1,833 1,970 2,250 2,250 2,350
Japan 2,208 2,282 1,765 2,040 2,100 2,100
Korea, South 1,658 1,571 1,654 1,750 1,780 1,780
Mexico 1,500 1,548 1,295 1,400 1,420 1,420
Malaysia 1,028 1,078 1,276 1,350 1,395 1,395
Other 16,817 17,188 17,558 18,102 18,763 18,838
 
 
Total 56,908 57,046 53,781 57,642 60,708 60,633
 
Exports
Argentina 27,615 26,043 23,667 25,700 29,520 29,220
Brazil 13,987 14,678 13,242 14,100 13,800 14,100
United States 8,238 8,845 10,139 10,523 10,659 10,886
India 4,800 4,391 4,354 2,800 3,000 3,000
Paraguay 1,043 523 2,149 2,500 2,670 2,570
Other 2,866 3,796 4,270 4,971 4,768 4,803
 
 
Total 58,549 58,276 57,821 60,594 64,417 64,579
 
Domestic Consumption
China 43,382 47,435 50,091 52,421 56,762 56,562
European Union 30,952 29,870 26,894 27,970 29,144 29,144
United States 27,489 28,614 26,280 26,943 27,307 27,397
Brazil 13,950 14,100 14,200 14,398 15,000 14,850
Mexico 4,340 4,370 4,225 4,475 4,650 4,650
Thailand 3,775 4,153 4,200 4,150 4,550 4,300
India 2,901 3,306 3,533 3,950 4,165 4,165
Vietnam 3,100 3,300 3,700 3,950 4,150 4,160
Indonesia 2,784 3,218 3,430 3,600 3,825 3,825
Japan 3,844 3,840 3,352 3,485 3,595 3,600
Iran 2,525 2,500 2,460 2,765 3,050 3,070
Egypt 1,900 2,100 2,220 2,400 2,460 2,460
Russia 2,181 2,365 2,532 2,357 2,443 2,450
Philippines 1,875 1,925 2,000 2,325 2,325 2,400
Korea, South 2,336 2,265 2,248 2,255 2,415 2,395
Other 23,773 24,627 25,937 27,422 28,436 28,895
 
 
Total 171,107 177,988 177,302 184,866 194,277 194,323
 
Ending Stocks
Argentina 2,229 2,921 3,743 5,038 3,398 4,768
Brazil 2,436 3,198 3,098 2,395 3,120 2,470
European Union 580 371 77 395 464 564
Indonesia 330 390 323 273 348 348
United States 318 272 249 272 272 272
Other 2,552 2,493 1,762 1,972 2,400 2,371
 
 
Total 8,445 9,645 9,252 10,345 10,002 10,793