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
44,500
Brazil
12,674
26,044
22,041
22,000
Ukraine
15,157
12,726
20,004
16,500
Argentina
16,501
22,789
12,846
12,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
2,027
1,917
4,192
3,000
 
3,287
2,193
2,401
2,500
India
4,674
4,768
3,889
2,500
Republic Of South Africa
1,831
2,398
2,104
2,500
Serbia
2,331
601
1,736
2,500
Other 2/
6,853
8,814
9,704
6,790
Total 3/
103,724
100,512
129,624
114,790
     
Corn importers
Japan
14,892
14,412
15,121
15,400
Mexico
11,172
5,676
10,954
10,900
South Korea
7,636
8,174
10,406
9,600
Egypt
7,154
5,059
8,500
7,500
 
6,113
11,362
15,919
7,000
Iran
4,000
3,700
5,500
5,500
Colombia
3,209
3,264
4,333
4,200
China (Taiwan)
4,341
4,232
4,400
4,200
Other 2/
45,207
44,633
54,491
50,490
Total 3/
103,724
100,512
129,624
114,790
     
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
84
631
4,161
6,200
Japan
1,481
1,897
1,003
1,000
Chile
544
404
150
250
Colombia
592
591
104
250
Other 2/
2,753
3,752
2,418
1,695
Total 3/
5,454
7,275
7,836
9,395
     
Barley exporters
 
3,646
6,473
4,926
6,700
Australia (No Islands)
5,819
4,621
6,262
4,500
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
3,668
2,366
2,762
4,300
Ukraine
2,166
2,659
3,827
2,700
Other 2/
6,097
6,016
6,084
3,900
Total 3/
21,396
22,135
23,861
22,100
     
Barley importers
Saudi Arabia
8,600
10,200
8,500
7,000
China (Mainland)
2,541
2,184
4,891
4,500
Japan
1,257
1,356
1,294
1,300
Iran
1,700
1,100
900
1,200
Turkey
46
266
596
750
Jordan
736
831
950
650
Other 2/
6,516
6,198
6,730
6,700
Total 3/
21,396
22,135
23,861
22,100
     
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
40,153
20,586
56,920
51,585
Foreign 5/
93,255
111,567
107,235
97,420
Total 3/
133,408
132,153
164,155
149,005
     
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: 1/13/2015