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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  10/10/2014 11:49:27 AM 
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Sep
2014/15
Oct
2014/15
Production
China 9,840 10,914 11,626 12,317 13,164 13,164
United States 8,568 8,954 8,990 9,165 9,273 9,273
Argentina 7,181 6,839 6,364 6,800 7,600 7,465
Brazil 6,970 7,310 6,760 6,910 7,215 7,215
European Union 2,246 2,226 2,317 2,269 2,298 2,315
India 1,675 1,710 1,740 1,540 1,610 1,610
Mexico 648 657 653 715 750 750
Other 4,157 3,991 4,444 4,858 5,091 5,091
 
 
Total 41,285 42,601 42,894 44,574 47,001 46,883
 
Imports
India 945 1,174 1,086 1,650 1,700 1,700
China 1,319 1,502 1,409 1,250 1,100 1,100
Iran 704 411 543 630 660 660
Algeria 516 438 575 585 600 600
Bangladesh 376 420 397 441 450 450
Venezuela 366 415 374 400 420 420
Morocco 397 367 364 400 380 380
Peru 315 344 363 370 380 380
Korea, South 300 343 300 310 350 350
Egypt 644 0 324 325 330 330
Other 3,625 2,540 2,695 2,671 2,716 2,721
 
 
Total 9,507 7,954 8,430 9,032 9,086 9,091
 
Exports
Argentina 4,561 3,794 4,244 4,110 4,450 4,350
Brazil 1,668 1,885 1,251 1,380 1,270 1,270
United States 1,466 664 982 862 953 953
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 862 891 880 893 932 932
 
 
Total 9,643 8,468 9,317 9,190 9,585 9,485
 
Domestic Consumption
China 11,109 11,944 12,545 13,508 14,180 14,180
United States 7,619 8,306 8,476 8,550 8,255 8,301
Brazil 5,205 5,390 5,534 5,690 5,940 5,940
India 2,640 2,750 2,910 3,300 3,300 3,300
Argentina 2,520 3,020 2,275 2,779 3,141 3,091
European Union 2,745 1,989 1,650 1,770 1,780 1,800
Mexico 835 845 855 885 921 921
Iran 646 625 630 680 719 719
Egypt 669 440 592 612 622 622
Algeria 475 490 540 570 600 600
Bangladesh 388 440 470 520 555 555
Korea, South 443 465 455 470 480 480
Venezuela 399 424 434 454 474 474
Japan 433 390 409 398 408 408
Morocco 403 372 374 400 400 400
Other 4,169 4,142 4,193 4,369 4,467 4,467
 
 
Total 40,698 42,032 42,342 44,955 46,242 46,258
 
Ending Stocks
China 203 615 1,021 985 989 989
United States 1,100 1,152 773 601 789 693
Brazil 383 418 399 239 194 244
Argentina 295 320 258 175 309 204
India 237 361 277 166 156 176
Other 1,602 1,009 812 835 925 926
 
 
Total 3,820 3,875 3,540 3,001 3,362 3,232