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World Sorghum Production, Consumption, and Stocks 
  
Local Marketing Years, Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  04/11/2017 12:01:00 PM  
 
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  2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Mar
2016/17
Apr
Production
Argentina 4,700 4,400 3,500 3,375 3,600 3,600
Australia 2,230 1,282 2,209 2,037 1,200 1,200
Brazil 2,102 1,890 2,055 1,080 1,530 1,530
Burkina 1,924 1,880 1,708 1,436 1,900 1,900
Cameroon 1,100 1,150 1,150 1,150 1,150 1,150
Chad 1,172 745 897 835 900 900
China 2,556 2,892 2,885 2,750 3,800 3,800
Ethiopia 3,604 3,829 4,339 2,600 3,700 3,700
India 5,281 5,542 5,445 4,238 4,800 4,800
Mali 1,212 820 1,272 1,300 1,300 1,300
Mexico 6,174 8,500 6,270 5,587 5,500 5,400
Niger 1,376 1,320 1,426 1,917 1,300 1,300
Nigeria 5,943 6,592 6,700 6,150 6,500 6,500
South Sudan 650 720 990 900 900 900
Sudan 4,524 2,249 6,281 2,388 5,500 5,500
Others 6,444 6,895 7,112 6,700 7,000 6,824
Subtotal 50,992 50,706 54,239 44,443 50,580 50,304
United States 6,293 9,966 10,988 15,158 12,199 12,199
World Total 57,285 60,672 65,227 59,601 62,779 62,503
Total Consumption
Argentina 2,300 2,700 2,800 2,900 2,950 2,950
Brazil 2,300 2,000 2,000 1,150 1,500 1,500
Burkina 1,850 1,900 1,700 1,465 1,800 1,800
Cameroon 1,110 1,165 1,175 1,175 1,175 1,175
Chad 1,150 850 900 865 900 900
China 3,200 6,800 12,900 11,000 8,500 8,500
Ethiopia 3,700 3,900 4,100 3,100 3,650 3,650
European Union 795 880 995 860 880 880
India 5,150 5,200 5,100 4,600 4,800 4,800
Mali 1,200 950 1,200 1,300 1,300 1,300
Mexico 8,100 8,300 6,600 6,300 6,200 6,100
Niger 1,200 1,300 1,450 1,820 1,450 1,450
Nigeria 5,900 6,550 6,650 6,050 6,400 6,400
South Sudan 650 790 1,050 950 960 960
Sudan 4,700 2,550 6,000 3,100 5,500 5,500
Others 10,212 8,428 8,049 8,432 8,295 8,119
Subtotal 52,318 55,339 62,543 54,647 56,595 56,319
United States 4,796 4,130 2,459 6,213 6,476 6,222
World Total 57,114 59,469 65,002 60,860 63,071 62,541
Ending Stocks
Argentina 781 1,202 971 896 646 646
Australia 189 177 252 184 179 179
China 326 568 706 717 502 502
Mexico 285 647 338 286 286 286
Niger 225 270 271 393 268 268
Nigeria 208 200 150 200 200 200
Sudan 588 357 743 226 321 321
Others 1,741 1,646 2,257 1,065 1,210 1,240
Subtotal 4,343 5,067 5,688 3,967 3,612 3,642
United States 385 864 468 930 963 1,217
World Total 4,728 5,931 6,156 4,897 4,575 4,859