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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  05/10/2016 12:13:06 PM  
 
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  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 May
2016/17
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 10,914 11,626 12,335 13,347 14,655 15,587
United States 8,954 8,990 9,131 9,706 9,934 10,034
Argentina 6,839 6,364 6,785 7,687 8,770 8,380
Brazil 7,310 6,760 7,070 7,760 7,680 7,680
European Union 2,337 2,375 2,546 2,584 2,622 2,527
India 1,708 1,770 1,451 1,204 1,098 1,611
Paraguay 172 564 640 697 783 800
Other 4,590 4,648 5,154 6,053 6,685 7,013
 
 
Total 42,824 43,097 45,112 49,038 52,227 53,632
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 1,174 1,086 1,830 2,799 3,700 3,300
China 1,502 1,409 1,353 773 820 820
Algeria 438 575 629 605 635 660
Bangladesh 439 397 426 584 560 560
Iran 411 543 551 421 450 500
Morocco 367 364 444 432 450 470
Peru 344 363 355 395 400 410
Venezuela 415 374 403 365 380 385
Egypt 0 324 230 480 450 375
Colombia 257 216 288 304 320 330
Other 2,630 2,850 2,755 2,920 3,154 3,264
 
 
Total 7,977 8,501 9,264 10,078 11,319 11,074
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 3,794 4,244 4,087 5,094 6,125 5,980
Brazil 1,885 1,251 1,378 1,510 1,390 1,217
United States 664 982 851 914 953 1,089
European Union 742 1,011 766 1,010 1,000 800
Paraguay 127 558 650 690 745 765
Russia 142 129 332 423 445 450
Bolivia 224 285 371 385 390 400
Other 943 899 1,023 1,076 1,131 1,146
 
 
Total 8,521 9,359 9,458 11,102 12,179 11,847
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 12,044 12,545 13,650 14,200 15,450 16,200
United States 8,396 8,522 8,576 8,600 8,890 9,208
Brazil 5,390 5,534 5,705 6,300 6,400 6,500
India 2,750 2,950 3,300 4,050 4,750 4,900
Argentina 3,020 2,275 2,729 2,501 2,505 2,515
European Union 2,050 1,900 1,950 1,950 1,950 1,950
Mexico 845 860 890 1,001 1,036 1,055
Iran 600 600 630 720 800 900
Bangladesh 465 475 520 653 755 795
Egypt 440 582 497 762 740 760
Algeria 490 540 610 625 645 665
Pakistan 44 46 107 245 473 600
Korea, South 445 445 440 435 440 475
Morocco 372 374 440 440 455 475
Japan 390 409 404 415 435 445
Other 4,539 4,616 4,764 5,060 5,421 5,641
 
 
Total 42,280 42,673 45,212 47,957 51,145 53,084
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 1,175 750 529 841 1,068 918
China 615 1,021 965 778 693 790
Argentina 320 258 236 350 495 385
India 360 266 246 199 247 258
Brazil 418 399 386 347 247 220
Other 1,452 1,212 1,250 1,154 1,141 1,095
 
 
Total 4,340 3,906 3,612 3,669 3,891 3,666