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Table 11: Palm Oil: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  01/12/2018 12:00:11 PM  
 
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  2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 Dec
2017/18
Jan
2017/18
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
Indonesia 30,500 33,000 32,000 36,000 38,500 38,500
Malaysia 20,161 19,879 17,700 18,860 20,500 20,500
Thailand 2,000 2,068 1,804 2,500 2,700 2,700
Colombia 1,041 1,110 1,275 1,147 1,269 1,269
Nigeria 970 970 970 970 970 970
Other 4,690 4,845 5,153 5,397 5,393 5,476
 
 
Total 59,362 61,872 58,902 64,874 69,332 69,415
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 7,820 9,139 8,860 9,341 9,900 10,200
European Union 6,969 6,935 6,649 6,700 6,500 6,500
China 5,573 5,696 4,689 4,881 4,800 4,800
Pakistan 2,725 2,826 2,720 3,000 3,100 3,100
Bangladesh 1,232 1,280 1,511 1,314 1,600 1,600
United States 1,220 1,143 1,307 1,367 1,445 1,445
Egypt 1,075 1,489 1,038 1,220 1,250 1,250
Philippines 681 792 941 1,000 950 950
Russia 646 854 933 848 820 850
Burma 581 789 788 780 800 800
Other 13,420 13,897 13,127 14,438 15,087 15,087
 
 
Total 41,942 44,840 42,563 44,889 46,252 46,582
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Indonesia 21,719 25,964 22,906 27,633 28,000 28,000
Malaysia 17,344 17,378 16,621 16,301 17,300 17,300
Guatemala 411 453 614 700 700 700
Benin 600 500 460 520 580 580
Papua New Guinea 556 607 575 560 550 550
Other 2,564 2,468 2,554 2,803 2,703 2,746
 
 
Total 43,194 47,370 43,730 48,517 49,833 49,876
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 8,302 9,150 9,100 9,650 10,100 10,300
Indonesia 8,750 7,520 8,870 9,070 9,350 9,350
European Union 6,600 6,920 6,700 6,500 6,350 6,350
China 5,700 5,700 4,800 4,820 4,800 4,800
Pakistan 2,540 2,738 2,815 2,995 3,085 3,085
Malaysia 2,869 2,941 2,990 2,736 3,070 3,070
Thailand 1,790 1,925 1,835 2,085 2,460 2,460
Bangladesh 1,215 1,275 1,411 1,314 1,620 1,620
United States 1,207 1,092 1,269 1,355 1,434 1,434
Nigeria 1,470 1,470 1,320 1,340 1,400 1,400
Egypt 1,150 1,350 1,100 1,250 1,250 1,250
Philippines 600 811 930 1,074 1,100 1,100
Colombia 908 943 955 955 955 955
Russia 750 810 880 850 820 820
Vietnam 603 674 765 786 817 802
Other 13,117 13,418 13,442 14,484 15,084 15,148
 
 
Total 57,571 58,737 59,182 61,264 63,695 63,944
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
Indonesia 3,210 2,734 2,958 2,255 3,518 3,405
Malaysia 2,090 2,641 1,546 2,019 2,899 2,899
Thailand 168 335 293 518 633 633
India 370 539 499 390 449 490
Pakistan 296 382 287 292 307 307
Other 3,411 3,519 3,120 3,211 3,175 3,128
 
 
Total 9,545 10,150 8,703 8,685 10,981 10,862