Table 27 -- World coarse grain trade: Selected exporters and importers by commodity (1,000 metric tons)
Export/import and country/region 1/
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
Corn exporters
United States
38,389
18,262
50,707
45,500
Brazil
12,674
26,044
22,041
22,000
Ukraine
15,157
12,726
20,004
18,000
Argentina
16,501
22,789
12,846
16,000
Serbia
2,331
601
1,736
3,000
EU-28
3,287
2,193
2,401
2,500
India
4,674
4,768
3,889
2,500
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
2,027
1,917
4,192
2,500
Other 2/
8,684
11,209
11,847
7,970
Total 3/
103,724
100,509
129,663
119,970
     
Corn importers
Japan
14,892
14,412
15,121
15,400
Mexico
11,172
5,676
10,954
10,000
South Korea
7,636
8,174
10,406
9,600
EU-28
6,113
11,362
15,919
8,000
Egypt
7,154
5,059
8,726
7,500
Iran
4,000
3,700
5,500
6,000
Colombia
3,209
3,264
4,333
4,400
China (Taiwan)
4,341
4,232
4,189
4,200
Other 2/
45,207
44,630
54,515
54,870
Total 3/
103,724
100,509
129,663
119,970
     
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
84
631
4,161
8,500
Japan
1,481
1,897
1,003
1,000
Chile
544
404
109
200
Sudan
125
175
75
200
Other 2/
3,220
4,168
2,488
1,895
Total 3/
5,454
7,275
7,836
11,795
     
Barley exporters
EU-28
3,646
6,473
4,926
7,500
Australia (No Islands)
5,819
4,621
6,262
5,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
3,668
2,366
2,762
4,500
Ukraine
2,166
2,659
3,827
2,700
Other 2/
6,097
6,016
6,084
4,000
Total 3/
21,396
22,135
23,861
23,700
     
Barley importers
Saudi Arabia
8,600
10,200
8,500
6,500
China (Mainland)
2,541
2,184
4,891
6,000
Iran
1,700
1,100
1,100
1,500
Japan
1,257
1,356
1,294
1,300
Algeria
501
364
778
750
Turkey
46
266
596
750
Other 2/
6,751
6,665
6,702
6,900
Total 3/
21,396
22,135
23,861
23,700
     
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
40,153
20,586
56,920
54,785
Foreign 5/
93,255
111,564
107,304
103,420
Total 3/
133,408
132,150
164,224
158,205
     
1/ International trade year is October-September. Latest data may be preliminary or projected. Excludes intra-European Union trade.
2/ Includes unaccounted trade.
3/ May not add due to rounding.
4/ Corn, sorghum, barley, oats, and rye.
5/ Corn, sorghum, barley, oats, rye, millet, and mixed grains.
Source: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service, Production, Supply, and Distribution Database.
Date run: 4/10/2015