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
38,342
18,262
50,684
46,000
47,000
Brazil
12,674
26,044
22,041
22,000
28,000
Argentina
16,501
22,789
12,846
19,000
15,500
Ukraine
15,157
12,726
20,004
19,000
17,500
EU-28
3,287
2,193
2,401
3,800
2,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
2,027
1,917
4,192
2,900
4,000
Serbia
2,331
601
1,736
2,900
1,800
Paraguay
2,188
2,858
2,714
2,000
2,300
Other 2/
11,175
13,137
13,536
7,500
8,735
Total 3/
103,682
100,527
130,154
125,100
126,835
      
Corn importers
Japan
14,892
14,412
15,121
14,900
14,800
Mexico
11,172
5,676
10,954
10,300
10,300
South Korea
7,636
8,174
10,406
10,000
10,000
EU-28
6,113
11,362
15,919
9,000
15,000
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
4,436
4,400
4,500
China (Mainland)
5,231
2,702
3,277
4,300
3,000
Other 2/
44,275
46,176
55,815
58,700
57,235
Total 3/
103,682
100,527
130,154
125,100
126,835
      
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
84
631
4,161
8,500
11,000
Japan
1,481
1,897
1,003
1,000
1,000
EU-28
126
291
186
125
100
Chile
544
404
109
100
100
Kenya
74
102
94
100
100
Other 2/
3,140
3,968
2,192
1,512
1,605
Total 3/
5,449
7,293
7,745
11,337
13,905
      
Barley exporters
EU-28
3,646
6,473
4,926
9,000
7,000
Australia (No Islands)
5,819
4,621
6,262
5,500
6,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
3,668
2,366
2,762
5,200
3,700
Ukraine
2,166
2,659
3,827
3,500
4,000
Other 2/
6,097
6,011
6,095
4,235
4,285
Total 3/
21,396
22,130
23,872
27,435
24,985
      
Barley importers
China (Mainland)
2,541
2,184
4,891
8,300
7,000
Saudi Arabia
8,600
10,200
8,500
6,600
7,000
Iran
1,700
1,100
1,100
2,000
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
7,585
6,785
Total 3/
21,396
22,130
23,872
27,435
24,985
      
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
40,106
20,586
56,772
55,330
58,335
Foreign 5/
93,256
111,585
107,848
111,362
110,035
Total 3/
133,362
132,171
164,620
166,692
168,370
      
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: 8/13/2015