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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  05/12/2015 12:08:22 PM  
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 May
2015/16
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 9,840 10,914 11,626 12,335 13,225 13,809
United States 8,568 8,954 8,990 9,131 9,355 9,568
Argentina 7,181 6,839 6,364 6,785 7,500 8,050
Brazil 6,970 7,310 6,760 6,960 7,215 7,388
European Union 2,362 2,359 2,501 2,546 2,575 2,600
India 1,646 1,708 1,752 1,478 1,330 1,630
Mexico 648 657 653 720 760 780
Other 4,157 3,990 4,433 4,935 5,425 5,815
 
 
Total 41,372 42,731 43,079 44,890 47,385 49,640
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 945 1,174 1,086 1,830 2,000 2,450
China 1,319 1,502 1,409 1,353 1,000 1,300
Algeria 516 438 575 625 580 620
Bangladesh 376 420 397 442 500 520
Iran 704 411 543 551 500 515
Morocco 397 367 364 446 450 460
Venezuela 366 415 374 403 425 430
Peru 315 344 363 355 370 380
Colombia 238 257 216 288 320 330
Korea, South 300 343 300 278 300 300
Other 4,031 2,287 2,866 2,783 2,955 2,888
 
 
Total 9,507 7,958 8,493 9,354 9,400 10,193
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 4,561 3,794 4,244 4,087 4,525 5,100
Brazil 1,668 1,885 1,251 1,378 1,170 1,250
United States 1,466 664 982 851 862 907
European Union 463 742 1,011 771 800 800
Paraguay 255 127 558 630 650 735
Russia 136 142 129 332 350 370
Bolivia 232 224 288 315 320 320
Other 862 887 899 1,002 1,092 1,146
 
 
Total 9,643 8,465 9,362 9,366 9,769 10,628
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 11,409 12,044 12,545 13,657 14,283 15,029
United States 7,619 8,306 8,476 8,599 8,550 8,664
Brazil 5,205 5,390 5,534 5,765 6,040 6,120
India 2,610 2,750 2,950 3,300 3,400 4,000
Argentina 2,520 3,020 2,275 2,729 2,901 2,960
European Union 2,530 2,109 1,908 1,980 2,070 1,960
Mexico 840 845 860 890 946 960
Iran 646 625 630 635 635 650
Bangladesh 388 440 470 530 605 635
Algeria 475 490 540 590 610 630
Egypt 669 440 582 496 530 552
Venezuela 399 424 439 449 464 480
Korea, South 443 445 445 440 450 460
Morocco 403 372 374 440 450 460
Colombia 276 272 285 324 385 410
Other 4,302 4,208 4,286 4,509 4,737 4,966
 
 
Total 40,734 42,180 42,599 45,333 47,056 48,936
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 303 615 1,021 958 800 800
United States 1,100 1,152 773 529 563 639
European Union 404 298 202 322 327 367
Argentina 295 320 258 236 330 330
India 238 360 248 255 185 265
Other 1,758 1,397 1,251 998 1,053 1,126
 
 
Total 4,098 4,142 3,753 3,298 3,258 3,527