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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  8/12/2014 11:20:29 AM 
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Jul
2014/15
Aug
2014/15
Production
China 9,840 10,914 11,626 12,317 13,164 13,164
United States 8,568 8,954 8,990 9,169 9,194 9,194
Argentina 7,181 6,839 6,364 7,030 7,600 7,600
Brazil 6,970 7,310 6,760 7,100 7,120 7,120
European Union 2,246 2,226 2,317 2,269 2,292 2,298
India 1,675 1,710 1,740 1,540 1,705 1,610
Mexico 648 657 653 715 710 732
Other 4,157 3,991 4,444 4,815 5,004 5,033
 
 
Total 41,285 42,601 42,894 44,955 46,789 46,751
 
Imports
India 945 1,174 1,086 1,550 1,680 1,700
China 1,319 1,502 1,409 1,250 1,300 1,300
Iran 704 411 543 630 660 660
Algeria 516 438 575 585 600 600
Venezuela 366 415 374 400 420 420
Morocco 397 367 364 400 380 380
Peru 315 344 363 370 380 380
Bangladesh 376 420 397 355 375 375
Korea, South 300 343 300 350 355 355
Egypt 644 0 324 325 330 330
Other 3,625 2,540 2,696 2,665 2,721 2,721
 
 
Total 9,507 7,954 8,431 8,880 9,201 9,221
 
Exports
Argentina 4,561 3,794 4,244 4,420 4,620 4,620
Brazil 1,668 1,885 1,251 1,420 1,300 1,300
United States 1,466 664 982 839 953 952
European Union 463 741 1,013 800 800 800
Paraguay 255 127 558 615 650 650
Russia 136 142 129 270 270 270
Bolivia 232 224 260 260 260 260
Other 862 891 880 910 932 932
 
 
Total 9,643 8,468 9,317 9,534 9,785 9,784
 
Domestic Consumption
China 11,109 11,944 12,545 13,508 14,380 14,380
United States 7,619 8,306 8,476 8,505 8,255 8,255
Brazil 5,205 5,400 5,544 5,680 5,870 5,870
India 2,640 2,750 2,910 3,220 3,420 3,300
Argentina 2,520 3,020 2,275 2,618 2,941 2,941
European Union 2,745 1,989 1,650 1,770 1,780 1,780
Mexico 835 845 855 885 911 916
Iran 646 625 630 680 715 715
Egypt 669 440 592 612 622 622
Algeria 475 490 540 570 600 600
Korea, South 443 465 455 486 500 500
Venezuela 399 424 434 454 474 474
Bangladesh 388 440 445 467 450 468
Japan 433 390 409 398 400 400
Morocco 403 372 374 400 388 400
Other 4,169 4,142 4,193 4,321 4,445 4,450
 
 
Total 40,698 42,042 42,327 44,574 46,151 46,071
 
Ending Stocks
China 203 615 1,021 985 989 989
United States 1,100 1,152 773 673 801 733
Brazil 383 408 379 379 349 329
Argentina 295 320 258 251 290 290
India 237 361 277 146 161 156
Other 1,602 1,009 838 839 869 893
 
 
Total 3,820 3,865 3,546 3,273 3,459 3,390