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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  7/11/2014 11:39:37 AM 
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Jun
2014/15
Jul
2014/15
Production
China 9,840 10,914 11,626 12,317 12,985 13,164
United States 8,568 8,954 8,990 9,169 8,985 9,194
Argentina 7,181 6,839 6,364 7,100 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 2,283 2,292
India 1,675 1,710 1,740 1,570 1,780 1,705
Mexico 648 657 653 690 710 710
Other 4,157 3,991 4,446 4,764 4,877 5,004
 
 
Total 41,285 42,601 42,896 44,979 46,340 46,789
 
Imports
India 945 1,174 1,086 1,550 1,650 1,680
China 1,319 1,502 1,409 1,250 1,350 1,300
Iran 704 411 543 630 650 660
Algeria 516 438 575 585 600 600
Venezuela 366 415 374 400 420 420
Morocco 397 367 364 400 375 380
Peru 315 344 363 370 380 380
Bangladesh 376 420 397 355 370 375
Korea, South 300 343 300 350 350 355
Egypt 644 0 324 325 325 330
Other 3,625 2,540 2,696 2,672 2,651 2,721
 
 
Total 9,507 7,954 8,431 8,887 9,121 9,201
 
Exports
Argentina 4,561 3,794 4,244 4,420 4,720 4,620
Brazil 1,668 1,885 1,251 1,400 1,300 1,300
United States 1,466 664 982 771 771 953
European Union 463 741 1,013 800 800 800
Paraguay 255 127 558 615 650 650
Russia 136 142 129 270 210 270
Bolivia 232 224 260 260 260 260
Other 862 891 881 907 897 932
 
 
Total 9,643 8,468 9,318 9,443 9,608 9,785
 
Domestic Consumption
China 11,109 11,944 12,545 13,508 14,240 14,380
United States 7,619 8,306 8,476 8,504 8,210 8,255
Brazil 5,205 5,400 5,544 5,680 5,870 5,870
India 2,640 2,750 2,910 3,200 3,450 3,420
Argentina 2,520 3,020 2,275 2,688 2,891 2,941
European Union 2,745 1,989 1,650 1,770 1,780 1,780
Mexico 835 840 850 880 906 911
Iran 646 625 630 680 690 715
Egypt 669 440 592 612 592 622
Algeria 475 490 540 570 600 600
Korea, South 443 465 455 486 495 500
Venezuela 399 424 434 454 469 474
Bangladesh 388 440 445 445 445 450
Japan 433 390 409 398 400 400
Morocco 403 372 374 395 377 388
Other 4,169 4,142 4,193 4,305 4,395 4,445
 
 
Total 40,698 42,037 42,322 44,575 45,810 46,151
 
Ending Stocks
China 203 615 1,021 985 968 989
United States 1,100 1,152 773 742 814 801
Brazil 383 408 379 399 349 349
Argentina 295 320 258 251 240 290
India 237 361 277 196 144 161
Other 1,602 1,014 849 832 786 869
 
 
Total 3,820 3,870 3,557 3,405 3,301 3,459