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
50,707
44,500
Brazil
11,582
12,674
26,044
22,041
22,000
Ukraine
5,008
15,157
12,726
20,004
16,500
Argentina
15,198
16,501
22,789
12,846
12,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
37
2,027
1,917
4,192
3,000
India
3,376
4,674
4,768
3,889
2,500
Paraguay
1,201
2,188
2,858
2,714
1,900
 
1,096
3,287
2,193
2,401
2,500
Other 2/
9,049
8,826
8,956
10,834
9,890
Total 3/
91,709
103,723
100,513
129,628
114,790
      
Corn importers
 
7,385
6,113
11,351
15,816
6,000
Japan
15,648
14,892
14,412
15,121
15,400
Mexico
8,252
11,172
5,676
10,954
10,900
South Korea
8,107
7,636
8,174
10,406
9,600
Egypt
5,803
7,154
5,059
8,500
7,500
Iran
3,500
4,000
3,700
5,500
5,500
China (Taiwan)
4,134
4,341
4,232
4,400
4,200
Colombia
3,511
3,209
3,264
4,333
4,200
Other 2/
35,369
45,206
44,645
54,598
51,490
Total 3/
91,709
103,723
100,513
129,628
114,790
      
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
4
84
631
4,161
5,000
Japan
1,418
1,481
1,897
1,003
1,200
 
922
126
291
200
50
Mexico
2,379
1,369
1,789
162
100
Other 2/
1,915
2,394
2,667
2,304
2,040
Total 3/
6,638
5,454
7,275
7,830
8,390
      
Barley exporters
Australia (No Islands)
4,088
5,819
4,621
6,262
4,300
 
4,581
3,646
6,473
4,926
6,700
Ukraine
2,446
2,166
2,659
3,827
2,700
Argentina
1,531
3,631
3,647
2,829
1,600
Other 2/
2,551
6,134
4,735
5,880
6,500
Total 3/
15,197
21,396
22,135
23,724
21,800
      
Barley importers
Saudi Arabia
6,200
8,600
10,200
8,500
7,000
China (Mainland)
1,656
2,541
2,184
4,891
4,500
Japan
1,359
1,257
1,356
1,294
1,300
Jordan
544
736
831
950
650
Iran
500
1,700
1,100
900
1,000
Algeria
262
479
364
700
600
Other 2/
4,676
6,083
6,100
6,489
6,750
Total 3/
15,197
21,396
22,135
23,724
21,800
      
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
49,247
40,153
20,586
56,920
50,585
Foreign 5/
66,773
93,254
111,568
107,097
97,115
Total 3/
116,020
133,407
132,154
164,017
147,700
      
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: 12/12/2014