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
2015/16
Corn exporters
United States
38,389
18,262
50,707
46,000
48,500
Brazil
12,674
26,044
22,041
21,500
24,000
Ukraine
15,157
12,726
20,004
18,000
16,000
Argentina
16,501
22,789
12,846
16,000
16,000
EU-28
3,287
2,193
2,401
3,000
2,500
Serbia
2,331
601
1,736
2,900
3,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
2,027
1,917
4,192
2,500
2,500
Paraguay
2,188
2,858
2,714
2,000
2,300
Other 2/
11,175
13,137
13,539
7,770
8,235
Total 3/
103,729
100,527
130,180
119,670
123,035
      
Corn importers
Japan
14,892
14,412
15,121
15,400
15,200
Mexico
11,172
5,676
10,954
10,000
10,300
South Korea
7,636
8,174
10,406
9,600
10,000
EU-28
6,113
11,362
15,919
8,000
12,000
Egypt
7,154
5,059
8,726
7,500
8,000
Iran
4,000
3,700
5,500
6,000
4,000
Colombia
3,209
3,266
4,334
4,400
4,500
China (Taiwan)
4,341
4,232
4,189
4,200
4,300
Other 2/
45,212
44,646
55,031
54,570
54,735
Total 3/
103,729
100,527
130,180
119,670
123,035
      
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
84
631
4,161
8,500
9,000
Japan
1,481
1,897
1,003
1,000
1,000
Chile
544
404
109
200
200
EU-28
126
291
186
100
100
Colombia
592
591
104
100
100
Kenya
74
102
94
100
100
Mexico
1,369
1,793
162
100
100
Other 2/
1,179
1,584
2,052
1,737
1,005
Total 3/
5,449
7,293
7,871
11,837
11,605
      
Barley exporters
EU-28
3,646
6,473
4,926
8,500
7,500
Australia (No Islands)
5,819
4,621
6,262
5,500
5,500
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
3,668
2,366
2,762
4,700
3,500
Ukraine
2,166
2,659
3,827
2,700
2,000
Other 2/
6,097
6,011
6,095
4,085
4,735
Total 3/
21,396
22,130
23,872
25,485
23,235
      
Barley importers
China (Mainland)
2,541
2,184
4,891
8,000
7,000
Saudi Arabia
8,600
10,200
8,500
6,500
6,500
Iran
1,700
1,100
1,100
1,500
1,500
Japan
1,257
1,356
1,294
1,300
1,300
Jordan
736
831
997
900
800
Algeria
501
364
778
750
600
Other 2/
6,061
6,095
6,312
6,535
5,535
Total 3/
21,396
22,130
23,872
25,485
23,235
      
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
40,153
20,586
56,920
55,280
57,285
Foreign 5/
93,256
111,585
107,851
104,507
103,235
Total 3/
133,409
132,171
164,771
159,787
160,520
      
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: 6/11/2015