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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  08/12/2016 12:18:06 PM  
 
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  2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 Jul
2016/17
Aug
2016/17
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 11,626 12,335 13,347 14,655 15,587 15,587
United States 8,990 9,131 9,706 10,022 10,086 10,163
Argentina 6,364 6,785 7,687 8,570 8,440 8,440
Brazil 6,760 7,070 7,760 7,800 7,750 7,750
European Union 2,375 2,546 2,584 2,660 2,527 2,622
India 1,770 1,451 1,204 1,040 1,611 1,558
Paraguay 564 640 697 783 800 800
Other 4,649 5,169 6,078 6,614 7,016 7,026
 
 
Total 43,098 45,127 49,063 52,144 53,817 53,946
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 1,086 1,830 2,799 4,000 3,300 3,300
China 1,409 1,353 773 820 820 820
Algeria 575 629 605 635 660 660
Bangladesh 397 426 584 630 560 560
Morocco 364 444 432 450 470 470
Peru 363 355 395 400 410 410
Egypt 324 230 480 650 400 400
Iran 543 551 421 350 400 400
Venezuela 374 403 365 330 385 385
Colombia 216 288 304 320 330 330
Other 2,850 2,755 2,921 3,212 3,279 3,279
 
 
Total 8,501 9,264 10,079 11,797 11,014 11,014
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 4,244 4,087 5,094 5,900 5,980 5,610
Brazil 1,251 1,378 1,510 1,500 1,330 1,330
United States 981 852 914 1,089 1,088 1,089
European Union 1,011 766 1,010 1,000 800 900
Paraguay 558 650 690 745 765 765
Russia 129 332 423 445 450 450
Bolivia 285 371 385 390 400 400
Other 899 1,023 1,076 1,104 1,146 1,146
 
 
Total 9,358 9,459 11,102 12,173 11,959 11,690
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 12,545 13,650 14,200 15,450 16,200 16,200
United States 8,522 8,576 8,600 9,026 9,276 9,275
Brazil 5,534 5,705 6,370 6,390 6,420 6,420
India 2,950 3,300 4,050 4,892 4,900 4,900
Argentina 2,275 2,729 2,501 2,680 2,515 2,815
European Union 1,900 1,950 1,950 1,950 1,950 1,950
Mexico 860 890 1,001 1,036 1,055 1,055
Bangladesh 475 520 670 740 815 845
Egypt 582 497 762 860 830 830
Iran 600 630 720 700 800 800
Algeria 540 610 625 645 665 665
Pakistan 46 107 245 450 625 625
Korea, South 445 440 435 448 475 475
Morocco 374 440 440 455 475 475
Japan 409 404 415 460 445 445
Other 4,617 4,773 5,058 5,362 5,625 5,640
 
 
Total 42,674 45,221 48,042 51,544 53,071 53,415
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 751 529 841 884 866 796
China 1,021 965 778 693 790 790
Argentina 258 236 350 345 295 365
India 266 246 199 344 355 302
European Union 207 366 243 253 191 275
Other 1,414 1,286 1,215 1,331 1,169 1,177
 
 
Total 3,917 3,628 3,626 3,850 3,666 3,705