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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  05/10/2016 12:13:06 PM  
 
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  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 May
2016/17
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 48,288 51,440 54,531 59,008 64,782 68,900
United States 37,217 36,174 36,909 40,880 40,315 41,254
Argentina 27,945 26,089 27,892 30,928 35,326 34,370
Brazil 29,510 27,310 28,540 31,300 30,960 31,000
European Union 9,717 9,875 10,586 10,744 10,902 10,507
India 7,720 8,000 6,560 5,440 4,960 7,280
Mexico 2,910 2,890 3,185 3,300 3,360 3,385
Other 17,561 19,409 21,636 25,628 28,651 30,076
 
 
Total 180,868 181,187 189,839 207,228 219,256 226,772
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
European Union 20,872 16,941 18,137 19,253 20,700 21,700
Vietnam 2,276 2,981 3,344 4,279 4,600 5,200
Indonesia 3,278 3,367 3,983 3,844 4,350 4,700
Thailand 2,936 2,874 2,665 3,068 3,050 3,300
Philippines 1,833 1,969 2,338 2,205 2,550 2,750
Mexico 1,548 1,295 1,410 1,795 2,000 2,100
Korea, South 1,571 1,654 1,825 1,751 1,950 2,050
Japan 2,282 1,765 1,976 1,699 1,850 1,900
Iran 2,192 2,099 2,683 1,948 1,700 1,750
Malaysia 1,078 1,276 1,397 1,465 1,575 1,650
Other 17,078 17,553 18,096 18,686 20,302 20,640
 
 
Total 56,944 53,774 57,854 59,993 64,627 67,740
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 26,043 23,667 24,972 28,575 32,800 32,800
Brazil 14,678 13,242 13,948 14,390 15,600 15,800
United States 8,845 10,111 10,474 11,929 10,433 10,886
Paraguay 523 2,149 2,504 2,530 2,980 3,025
China 966 1,365 2,017 1,595 1,850 1,850
Other 7,174 7,329 6,200 4,631 3,585 5,506
 
 
Total 58,229 57,863 60,115 63,650 67,248 69,867
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 47,435 50,091 52,534 57,471 62,962 67,080
European Union 29,842 26,242 28,442 29,642 31,242 31,792
United States 28,614 26,308 26,804 29,244 30,209 30,663
Brazil 14,100 14,200 14,650 15,250 15,800 16,200
Vietnam 3,210 3,620 4,130 4,850 5,570 6,290
Mexico 4,370 4,250 4,575 5,100 5,285 5,470
India 3,250 3,450 3,720 4,740 5,020 5,170
Thailand 3,900 4,150 4,250 4,410 4,650 4,800
Indonesia 3,218 3,430 3,825 4,100 4,400 4,700
Japan 3,840 3,332 3,376 3,410 3,500 3,580
Russia 2,250 2,300 2,700 2,850 3,250 3,500
Iran 2,500 2,460 2,948 3,080 3,260 3,410
Egypt 2,100 2,220 2,450 2,650 2,950 3,250
Philippines 1,950 2,050 2,200 2,350 2,650 2,800
Korea, South 2,265 2,248 2,225 2,295 2,545 2,675
Other 25,243 26,560 27,644 30,525 33,519 35,029
 
 
Total 178,087 176,911 186,473 201,967 216,812 226,409
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 2,681 3,253 4,073 4,125 4,252 3,348
Brazil 3,198 3,098 3,065 4,745 4,325 3,345
India 284 487 592 227 74 384
Korea, South 109 43 175 192 269 334
United States 272 249 227 236 272 272
Other 3,407 3,008 3,111 3,322 3,478 3,223
 
 
Total 9,951 10,138 11,243 12,847 12,670 10,906