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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 9,840 10,914 11,626 12,335 13,343 13,343
United States 8,568 8,954 8,990 9,131 9,380 9,324
Argentina 7,181 6,839 6,364 6,800 7,260 7,260
Brazil 6,970 7,310 6,760 6,960 7,215 7,215
European Union 2,392 2,359 2,514 2,582 2,325 2,584
India 1,646 1,708 1,752 1,478 1,590 1,496
Mexico 648 657 653 698 750 750
Other 4,157 3,991 4,442 4,876 5,130 5,179
 
 
Total 41,402 42,732 43,101 44,860 46,993 47,151
 
Imports
India 945 1,174 1,086 1,830 1,925 1,925
China 1,319 1,502 1,409 1,353 1,100 1,000
Iran 704 411 543 551 600 600
Algeria 516 438 575 565 580 580
Bangladesh 376 420 397 441 450 450
Peru 315 344 363 380 380 400
Venezuela 366 415 374 385 400 400
Morocco 397 367 364 400 380 380
Korea, South 300 343 300 278 350 350
European Union 906 386 300 320 300 310
Other 3,363 2,154 2,744 2,695 2,759 2,804
 
 
Total 9,507 7,954 8,455 9,198 9,224 9,199
 
Exports
Argentina 4,561 3,794 4,244 4,090 4,350 4,350
Brazil 1,668 1,885 1,251 1,378 1,270 1,170
United States 1,466 664 982 851 953 953
European Union 463 742 1,011 771 800 800
Paraguay 255 127 558 630 650 650
Bolivia 232 224 260 260 260 280
Russia 136 142 129 270 220 220
Other 862 891 897 983 1,022 1,022
 
 
Total 9,643 8,469 9,332 9,233 9,525 9,445
 
Domestic Consumption
China 11,409 12,044 12,545 13,657 14,359 14,259
United States 7,619 8,306 8,476 8,599 8,369 8,324
Brazil 5,205 5,390 5,534 5,765 5,940 6,040
India 2,610 2,750 2,950 3,300 3,550 3,450
Argentina 2,520 3,020 2,275 2,729 2,941 2,941
European Union 2,530 2,109 1,908 1,980 1,810 2,070
Mexico 835 845 855 890 921 921
Iran 646 625 630 635 684 684
Algeria 475 490 540 550 580 580
Bangladesh 388 440 470 530 555 555
Egypt 669 440 582 512 547 547
Korea, South 443 465 455 460 480 480
Venezuela 399 424 434 439 454 454
Japan 433 390 409 394 408 408
Morocco 403 372 374 400 400 400
Other 4,168 4,138 4,197 4,428 4,535 4,612
 
 
Total 40,752 42,248 42,634 45,268 46,533 46,725
 
Ending Stocks
China 303 615 1,021 958 962 962
United States 1,100 1,152 773 529 660 649
European Union 434 328 223 374 202 398
India 238 360 248 255 181 226
Brazil 383 418 399 216 296 221
Other 1,632 1,186 985 874 911 930
 
 
Total 4,090 4,059 3,649 3,206 3,212 3,386