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Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  09/12/2016 12:01:31 PM  
 
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  2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 Aug
2016/17
Sep
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 10,015 10,163 10,217
Argentina 6,364 6,785 7,687 8,540 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 2,622 2,622
India 1,770 1,451 1,204 1,040 1,558 1,345
Paraguay 564 640 697 783 800 800
Other 4,649 5,168 6,077 6,496 7,026 7,010
 
 
Total 43,098 45,126 49,062 51,989 53,946 53,771
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 1,086 1,830 2,799 4,000 3,300 3,300
China 1,409 1,353 773 670 820 820
Algeria 575 629 605 600 660 620
Bangladesh 397 426 584 629 560 560
Morocco 364 444 432 450 470 470
Peru 363 355 395 400 410 410
Egypt 324 230 480 700 400 400
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 3,201 3,279 3,276
 
 
Total 8,501 9,264 10,079 11,650 11,014 10,971
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 4,244 4,087 5,094 5,900 5,610 5,610
Brazil 1,251 1,378 1,510 1,500 1,330 1,330
United States 981 852 914 1,089 1,089 1,043
European Union 1,011 766 1,010 1,000 900 900
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 1,080 1,146 1,131
 
 
Total 9,358 9,459 11,102 12,149 11,690 11,629
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 12,545 13,650 14,200 15,300 16,200 16,200
United States 8,522 8,576 8,600 9,071 9,275 9,321
Brazil 5,534 5,705 6,370 6,390 6,420 6,420
India 2,950 3,300 4,050 4,892 4,900 4,700
Argentina 2,275 2,729 2,501 2,680 2,815 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 475 520 670 740 845 845
Iran 600 630 720 700 800 800
Egypt 582 497 762 890 830 760
Algeria 540 600 615 630 665 630
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 4,763 5,057 5,359 5,640 5,635
 
 
Total 42,674 45,201 48,031 51,451 53,415 53,151
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 1,021 965 778 703 790 800
United States 751 529 841 821 796 787
Argentina 258 236 350 315 365 335
India 266 246 199 344 302 289
European Union 207 366 243 253 275 275
Other 1,414 1,305 1,244 1,258 1,177 1,170
 
 
Total 3,917 3,647 3,655 3,694 3,705 3,656