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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  08/12/2015 12:00:12 PM  
 
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  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 Jul
2015/16
Aug
2015/16
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 10,914 11,626 12,335 13,280 13,837 14,230
United States 8,954 8,990 9,131 9,550 9,648 9,752
Argentina 6,839 6,364 6,785 7,380 7,860 7,860
Brazil 7,310 6,760 7,070 7,570 7,580 7,590
European Union 2,359 2,501 2,553 2,642 2,680 2,755
India 1,708 1,752 1,478 1,315 1,630 1,630
Paraguay 172 564 640 707 783 783
Other 4,484 4,528 5,010 5,679 5,994 6,058
 
 
Total 42,740 43,085 45,002 48,123 50,012 50,658
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 1,174 1,086 1,830 2,500 2,650 2,800
China 1,502 1,409 1,353 900 1,300 950
Algeria 438 575 625 580 620 640
Bangladesh 420 397 442 480 520 520
Morocco 367 364 446 450 460 460
Venezuela 415 374 403 425 430 430
Egypt 0 324 213 400 290 400
Iran 411 543 551 400 515 400
Peru 344 363 355 370 380 380
Colombia 257 216 288 320 330 330
Other 2,630 2,842 2,848 2,954 2,868 2,840
 
 
Total 7,958 8,493 9,354 9,779 10,363 10,150
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 3,794 4,244 4,087 4,700 5,100 5,100
Brazil 1,885 1,251 1,378 1,370 1,380 1,390
United States 664 982 851 884 907 907
European Union 742 1,011 771 900 900 900
Paraguay 127 558 650 670 735 735
Russia 142 129 332 370 370 370
Bolivia 224 288 315 320 320 320
Other 887 899 1,002 1,087 1,146 1,146
 
 
Total 8,465 9,362 9,386 10,301 10,858 10,868
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 12,044 12,545 13,657 14,193 15,057 15,237
United States 8,306 8,476 8,599 8,618 8,754 8,799
Brazil 5,390 5,534 5,765 6,120 6,230 6,230
India 2,750 2,950 3,300 3,800 4,250 4,400
Argentina 3,020 2,275 2,729 2,701 2,770 2,770
European Union 2,109 1,908 1,970 2,020 1,970 2,070
Mexico 845 860 890 951 960 960
Egypt 440 582 496 647 552 662
Bangladesh 440 470 530 585 655 655
Algeria 490 540 600 610 630 640
Iran 625 630 635 630 680 630
Venezuela 434 439 449 469 480 484
Korea, South 445 445 440 450 460 460
Morocco 372 374 440 450 460 460
Colombia 272 283 340 390 415 415
Other 4,216 4,280 4,518 4,757 5,052 5,032
 
 
Total 42,198 42,591 45,358 47,391 49,375 49,904
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 1,152 773 529 690 698 826
China 615 1,021 958 845 800 708
Brazil 418 399 326 407 377 377
India 360 248 255 270 300 300
European Union 298 202 339 361 325 296
Other 1,270 1,095 943 987 1,161 1,089
 
 
Total 4,113 3,738 3,350 3,560 3,661 3,596