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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  9/11/2014 11:29:49 AM 
 
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  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Aug
2014/15
Sep
2014/15
Production
China 9,840 10,914 11,626 12,317 13,164 13,164
United States 8,568 8,954 8,990 9,169 9,194 9,273
Argentina 7,181 6,839 6,364 7,030 7,600 7,600
Brazil 6,970 7,310 6,760 6,910 7,120 7,215
European Union 2,246 2,226 2,317 2,269 2,298 2,298
India 1,675 1,710 1,740 1,540 1,610 1,610
Mexico 648 657 653 715 732 750
Other 4,157 3,991 4,444 4,819 5,033 5,091
 
 
Total 41,285 42,601 42,894 44,769 46,751 47,001
 
Imports
India 945 1,174 1,086 1,550 1,700 1,700
China 1,319 1,502 1,409 1,250 1,300 1,100
Iran 704 411 543 630 660 660
Algeria 516 438 575 585 600 600
Bangladesh 376 420 397 441 375 450
Venezuela 366 415 374 400 420 420
Morocco 397 367 364 400 380 380
Peru 315 344 363 370 380 380
Korea, South 300 343 300 310 355 350
Egypt 644 0 324 325 330 330
Other 3,625 2,540 2,695 2,666 2,721 2,716
 
 
Total 9,507 7,954 8,430 8,927 9,221 9,086
 
Exports
Argentina 4,561 3,794 4,244 4,210 4,620 4,450
Brazil 1,668 1,885 1,251 1,430 1,300 1,270
United States 1,466 664 982 861 952 953
European Union 463 741 1,013 800 800 800
Paraguay 255 127 558 615 650 650
Russia 136 142 129 270 270 270
Bolivia 232 224 260 260 260 260
Other 862 891 880 893 932 932
 
 
Total 9,643 8,468 9,317 9,339 9,784 9,585
 
Domestic Consumption
China 11,109 11,944 12,545 13,508 14,380 14,180
United States 7,619 8,306 8,476 8,505 8,255 8,255
Brazil 5,205 5,390 5,534 5,690 5,870 5,940
India 2,640 2,750 2,910 3,220 3,300 3,300
Argentina 2,520 3,020 2,275 2,779 2,941 3,141
European Union 2,745 1,989 1,650 1,770 1,780 1,780
Mexico 835 845 855 885 916 921
Iran 646 625 630 680 715 719
Egypt 669 440 592 612 622 622
Algeria 475 490 540 570 600 600
Bangladesh 388 440 470 520 468 555
Korea, South 443 465 455 470 500 480
Venezuela 399 424 434 454 474 474
Japan 433 390 409 398 400 408
Morocco 403 372 374 400 400 400
Other 4,169 4,142 4,193 4,334 4,450 4,467
 
 
Total 40,698 42,032 42,342 44,795 46,071 46,242
 
Ending Stocks
China 203 615 1,021 985 989 989
United States 1,100 1,152 773 651 733 789
Argentina 295 320 258 300 290 309
Brazil 383 418 399 189 329 194
India 237 361 277 146 156 156
Other 1,602 1,009 812 831 893 925
 
 
Total 3,820 3,875 3,540 3,102 3,390 3,362