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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  07/10/2015 12:01:10 PM  
 
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  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 Jun
2015/16
Jul
2015/16
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 10,914 11,626 12,335 13,280 13,809 13,837
United States 8,954 8,990 9,131 9,482 9,596 9,648
Argentina 6,839 6,364 6,785 7,360 8,050 7,860
Brazil 7,310 6,760 7,070 7,540 7,580 7,580
European Union 2,359 2,501 2,546 2,613 2,620 2,680
India 1,708 1,752 1,478 1,315 1,630 1,630
Paraguay 172 564 640 707 780 783
Other 4,467 4,524 5,029 5,656 5,887 5,994
 
 
Total 42,723 43,081 45,014 47,953 49,952 50,012
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 1,174 1,086 1,830 2,500 2,450 2,650
China 1,502 1,409 1,353 900 1,300 1,300
Algeria 438 575 625 580 620 620
Bangladesh 420 397 442 500 520 520
Iran 411 543 551 500 515 515
Morocco 367 364 446 450 460 460
Venezuela 415 374 403 425 430 430
Peru 344 363 355 370 380 380
Colombia 257 216 288 320 330 330
Korea, South 343 300 278 300 300 300
Other 2,287 2,866 2,783 2,945 2,878 2,858
 
 
Total 7,958 8,493 9,354 9,790 10,183 10,363
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 3,794 4,244 4,087 4,560 5,100 5,100
Brazil 1,885 1,251 1,378 1,370 1,380 1,380
United States 664 982 851 862 907 907
European Union 742 1,011 771 850 820 900
Paraguay 127 558 650 670 735 735
Russia 142 129 332 350 370 370
Bolivia 224 288 315 320 320 320
Other 887 899 1,002 1,102 1,146 1,146
 
 
Total 8,465 9,362 9,386 10,084 10,778 10,858
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 12,044 12,545 13,657 14,238 15,029 15,057
United States 8,306 8,476 8,599 8,619 8,709 8,754
Brazil 5,390 5,534 5,765 6,090 6,230 6,230
India 2,750 2,950 3,300 3,800 4,000 4,250
Argentina 3,020 2,275 2,729 2,761 2,960 2,770
European Union 2,109 1,908 1,980 2,070 1,960 1,970
Mexico 845 860 890 951 960 960
Iran 625 630 635 670 650 680
Bangladesh 440 470 530 610 655 655
Algeria 490 540 590 610 630 630
Egypt 440 582 496 550 552 552
Venezuela 424 439 449 464 480 480
Korea, South 445 445 440 450 460 460
Morocco 372 374 440 450 460 460
Colombia 272 283 325 390 410 415
Other 4,201 4,278 4,535 4,781 5,021 5,052
 
 
Total 42,173 42,589 45,360 47,504 49,166 49,375
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 615 1,021 958 800 800 800
United States 1,152 773 529 632 614 698
Brazil 418 399 326 407 377 377
European Union 298 202 322 315 367 325
India 360 248 255 270 300 300
Other 1,276 1,099 974 1,095 1,146 1,161
 
 
Total 4,119 3,742 3,364 3,519 3,604 3,661