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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  02/09/2016 12:42:20 PM  
 
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  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 Jan
2015/16
Feb
2015/16
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 10,914 11,626 12,335 13,347 14,458 14,458
United States 8,954 8,990 9,131 9,706 9,945 9,909
Argentina 6,839 6,364 6,785 7,687 8,150 8,290
Brazil 7,310 6,760 7,070 7,660 7,680 7,680
European Union 2,359 2,501 2,553 2,698 2,810 2,810
India 1,708 1,752 1,478 1,245 1,150 1,150
Paraguay 172 564 640 697 783 783
Other 4,487 4,543 5,030 5,954 6,482 6,503
 
 
Total 42,743 43,100 45,022 48,994 51,458 51,583
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 1,174 1,086 1,830 2,799 3,550 3,650
China 1,502 1,409 1,353 773 850 850
Algeria 438 575 629 620 640 640
Bangladesh 439 400 443 508 520 520
Morocco 367 364 444 430 460 460
Iran 411 543 551 421 450 450
Venezuela 415 374 403 473 440 440
Egypt 0 324 230 480 400 400
Peru 344 363 355 355 380 380
Colombia 257 216 288 315 330 330
Other 2,629 2,839 2,740 2,886 2,919 2,935
 
 
Total 7,976 8,493 9,266 10,060 10,939 11,055
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 3,794 4,244 4,087 5,093 5,680 5,760
Brazil 1,885 1,251 1,378 1,510 1,390 1,390
United States 664 982 851 914 1,043 1,043
European Union 742 1,011 766 1,010 1,000 1,000
Paraguay 127 558 650 660 735 735
Russia 142 129 332 423 445 445
Bolivia 224 285 371 350 370 370
Other 874 874 989 1,045 1,134 1,129
 
 
Total 8,452 9,334 9,424 11,005 11,797 11,872
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 12,044 12,545 13,657 14,126 15,228 15,228
United States 8,396 8,522 8,576 8,616 8,890 8,890
Brazil 5,390 5,534 5,705 6,275 6,365 6,365
India 2,750 2,950 3,300 4,050 4,700 4,800
Argentina 3,020 2,275 2,729 2,601 2,440 2,500
European Union 2,109 1,908 1,970 2,000 2,000 2,000
Mexico 845 860 890 1,001 1,020 1,020
Iran 600 600 630 720 800 800
Bangladesh 465 475 540 625 705 705
Egypt 440 582 497 762 682 682
Algeria 490 540 610 640 650 650
Venezuela 434 439 449 504 500 500
Morocco 372 374 440 440 460 460
Korea, South 445 445 440 435 455 455
Japan 390 409 404 415 420 420
Other 4,094 4,166 4,339 4,767 5,254 5,266
 
 
Total 42,284 42,624 45,176 47,977 50,569 50,741
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 1,175 750 529 825 957 937
China 615 1,021 958 845 845 845
Argentina 320 258 236 251 296 296
India 360 248 255 249 249 249
European Union 298 202 348 288 248 248
Other 1,455 1,379 1,220 1,160 1,038 1,068
 
 
Total 4,223 3,858 3,546 3,618 3,633 3,643