Table 27 -- World coarse grain trade: Selected exporters and importers by commodity (1,000 metric tons)
Export/import and country/region 1/
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
Corn exporters
United States
45,162
38,389
18,262
49,500
44,500
Brazil
11,582
12,674
26,044
22,000
22,500
Ukraine
5,008
15,157
12,726
20,000
16,000
Argentina
15,198
16,501
22,789
12,500
13,500
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
37
2,027
1,917
4,100
3,500
India
3,376
4,674
4,768
3,700
2,500
Paraguay
1,201
2,188
2,858
2,300
1,900
Republic Of South Africa
2,839
1,831
2,398
2,300
2,500
Other 2/
7,306
10,282
8,751
10,550
10,240
Total 3/
91,709
103,723
100,513
126,950
117,140
      
Corn importers
 
7,385
6,113
11,351
16,000
10,000
Japan
15,648
14,892
14,412
15,500
15,700
Mexico
8,252
11,172
5,676
10,700
10,900
South Korea
8,107
7,636
8,174
10,300
9,500
Egypt
5,803
7,154
5,059
8,000
6,500
Iran
3,500
4,000
3,700
5,000
4,800
Colombia
3,511
3,209
3,264
4,500
4,200
China (Taiwan)
4,134
4,341
4,232
4,400
4,200
Other 2/
35,369
45,206
44,645
52,550
51,340
Total 3/
91,709
103,723
100,513
126,950
117,140
      
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
4
84
631
4,500
3,900
Japan
1,418
1,481
1,897
1,100
1,500
Colombia
391
592
591
250
250
 
922
126
291
200
200
Mexico
2,379
1,369
1,789
200
300
Other 2/
1,525
1,804
2,078
1,385
1,440
Total 3/
6,639
5,456
7,277
7,635
7,590
      
Barley exporters
Australia (No Islands)
4,088
5,819
4,621
6,300
4,700
 
4,581
3,646
6,473
4,700
6,000
Argentina
1,531
3,631
3,647
2,800
2,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
969
3,668
2,366
2,700
3,800
Ukraine
2,446
2,166
2,659
2,700
2,500
Other 2/
1,582
2,466
2,369
2,710
1,800
Total 3/
15,197
21,396
22,135
21,910
20,800
      
Barley importers
Saudi Arabia
6,200
8,600
10,200
7,500
7,500
China (Mainland)
1,656
2,541
2,184
4,500
3,000
Japan
1,359
1,257
1,356
1,300
1,300
Turkey
39
46
266
1,000
750
Jordan
544
750
831
950
650
Algeria
262
479
364
600
600
Other 2/
5,137
7,723
6,934
6,060
7,000
Total 3/
15,197
21,396
22,135
21,910
20,800
      
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
49,247
40,153
20,586
55,460
49,785
Foreign 5/
66,774
93,256
111,570
103,900
98,440
Total 3/
116,021
133,409
132,156
159,360
148,225
      
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: 9/15/2014