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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  12/10/2014 11:41:46 AM 
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Nov
2014/15
Dec
2014/15
Production
China 9,840 10,914 11,626 12,335 13,343 13,343
United States 8,568 8,954 8,990 9,131 9,326 9,380
Argentina 7,181 6,839 6,364 6,800 7,260 7,260
Brazil 6,970 7,310 6,760 6,960 7,215 7,215
European Union 2,246 2,226 2,317 2,325 2,325 2,325
India 1,675 1,710 1,750 1,540 1,610 1,590
Mexico 648 657 653 698 750 750
Other 4,157 3,991 4,441 4,875 5,121 5,130
 
 
Total 41,285 42,601 42,901 44,664 46,950 46,993
 
Imports
India 945 1,174 1,086 1,830 1,850 1,925
China 1,319 1,502 1,409 1,353 1,100 1,100
Iran 704 411 543 551 600 600
Algeria 516 438 575 565 580 580
Bangladesh 376 420 397 441 450 450
Venezuela 366 415 374 385 400 400
Morocco 397 367 364 400 380 380
Peru 315 344 363 380 380 380
Korea, South 300 343 300 278 350 350
European Union 906 386 300 320 300 300
Other 3,363 2,154 2,744 2,686 2,759 2,759
 
 
Total 9,507 7,954 8,455 9,189 9,149 9,224
 
Exports
Argentina 4,561 3,794 4,244 4,090 4,350 4,350
Brazil 1,668 1,885 1,251 1,378 1,270 1,270
United States 1,466 664 982 851 953 953
European Union 463 741 1,013 750 800 800
Paraguay 255 127 558 630 650 650
Bolivia 232 224 260 260 260 260
Russia 136 142 129 270 220 220
Other 862 891 897 984 1,017 1,022
 
 
Total 9,643 8,468 9,334 9,213 9,520 9,525
 
Domestic Consumption
China 11,109 11,944 12,545 13,657 14,359 14,359
United States 7,619 8,306 8,476 8,599 8,369 8,369
Brazil 5,205 5,390 5,534 5,690 5,940 5,940
India 2,640 2,750 2,950 3,400 3,500 3,550
Argentina 2,520 3,020 2,275 2,729 2,941 2,941
European Union 2,745 1,989 1,650 1,810 1,810 1,810
Mexico 835 845 855 890 921 921
Iran 646 625 630 635 684 684
Algeria 475 490 540 550 580 580
Bangladesh 388 440 470 530 555 555
Egypt 669 440 582 512 547 547
Korea, South 443 465 455 460 480 480
Venezuela 399 424 434 439 454 454
Japan 433 390 409 394 408 408
Morocco 403 372 374 400 400 400
Other 4,168 4,138 4,197 4,418 4,533 4,535
 
 
Total 40,697 42,028 42,376 45,113 46,481 46,533
 
Ending Stocks
China 203 615 1,021 958 962 962
United States 1,100 1,152 773 529 606 660
Brazil 383 418 399 291 244 296
Argentina 295 320 258 248 219 219
European Union 266 148 102 187 202 202
Other 1,574 1,227 973 840 866 873
 
 
Total 3,821 3,880 3,526 3,053 3,099 3,212