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
45,135
38,428
18,275
48,000
43,000
Brazil
11,582
12,674
26,044
20,500
22,000
Ukraine
5,008
15,157
12,726
20,000
16,000
Argentina
15,198
16,501
22,789
9,500
17,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
37
2,027
1,917
3,800
3,500
India
3,376
4,674
4,768
3,500
2,500
Republic Of South Africa
2,839
1,831
2,398
2,300
2,500
 
1,096
3,287
2,193
2,000
2,000
Paraguay
1,201
2,188
2,858
2,000
2,100
Other 2/
6,210
6,995
6,558
7,845
7,840
Total 3/
91,682
103,762
100,526
119,445
118,440
      
Corn importers
Japan
15,648
14,892
14,412
15,500
16,000
 
7,385
6,113
11,351
14,000
13,000
Mexico
8,252
11,172
5,676
11,500
10,900
South Korea
8,107
7,636
8,174
9,500
9,500
Egypt
5,803
7,154
5,059
7,000
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
4,200
4,200
Other 2/
35,342
45,245
44,658
48,245
49,340
Total 3/
91,682
103,762
100,526
119,445
118,440
      
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
4
84
631
3,400
3,700
Japan
1,418
1,481
1,897
1,600
1,500
Colombia
391
592
591
250
250
 
922
126
291
200
200
Mexico
2,379
1,369
1,789
200
300
Other 2/
1,529
1,804
2,070
1,470
1,540
Total 3/
6,643
5,456
7,269
7,120
7,490
      
Barley exporters
Australia (No Islands)
4,088
5,819
4,621
5,700
4,700
 
4,581
3,646
6,473
4,100
5,800
Argentina
1,531
3,631
3,647
3,000
2,500
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
969
3,668
2,366
2,300
3,500
Ukraine
2,446
2,166
2,659
2,300
2,000
Other 2/
1,541
2,466
2,368
2,805
1,980
Total 3/
15,156
21,396
22,134
20,205
20,480
      
Barley importers
Saudi Arabia
6,200
8,600
10,200
8,000
7,500
China (Mainland)
1,656
2,541
2,184
3,300
3,000
Japan
1,359
1,257
1,356
1,300
1,300
Jordan
544
750
831
750
750
United Arab Emirates
334
524
541
550
550
Algeria
262
479
364
500
400
Iran
500
1,700
1,100
500
1,000
Libya
179
183
573
500
550
Morocco
222
536
147
500
600
Other 2/
3,900
4,826
4,838
4,305
4,830
Total 3/
15,156
21,396
22,134
20,205
20,480
      
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
49,183
40,191
20,589
53,035
47,285
Foreign 5/
66,774
93,256
111,555
96,500
101,770
Total 3/
115,957
133,447
132,144
149,535
149,055
      
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: 7/13/2014