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
Corn exporters
United States
45,135
38,428
18,275
45,000
Brazil
11,583
12,674
26,044
21,000
Ukraine
5,008
15,157
12,726
19,000
Argentina
15,198
16,501
22,786
12,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
37
2,027
1,917
3,200
India
3,376
4,674
4,768
3,000
 
1,096
3,287
2,193
2,000
Republic Of South Africa
2,839
1,831
2,398
2,000
Other 2/
7,406
9,181
9,060
9,275
Total 3/
91,678
103,760
100,167
116,475
     
Corn importers
Japan
15,648
14,892
14,412
15,500
 
7,385
6,113
11,351
12,000
Mexico
8,252
11,172
5,676
11,500
South Korea
8,107
7,636
8,174
9,500
Egypt
5,803
7,154
5,059
6,500
China (Mainland)
979
5,231
2,702
5,000
Iran
3,500
4,000
3,500
4,500
China (Taiwan)
4,134
4,341
4,232
4,300
Other 2/
37,870
43,221
45,061
47,675
Total 3/
91,678
103,760
100,167
116,475
     
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
4
84
631
3,400
Japan
1,418
1,481
1,897
1,600
Colombia
391
592
591
500
Chile
729
544
399
400
Other 2/
4,101
2,755
3,714
1,380
Total 3/
6,643
5,456
7,232
7,280
     
Barley exporters
Australia (No Islands)
4,088
5,819
4,621
5,700
 
4,581
3,646
6,473
4,500
Argentina
1,531
3,631
3,647
3,000
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
969
3,668
2,366
2,500
Ukraine
2,446
2,166
2,659
2,500
Other 2/
1,539
2,466
2,333
2,360
Total 3/
15,154
21,396
22,099
20,560
     
Barley importers
Saudi Arabia
6,200
8,600
10,000
8,000
China (Mainland)
1,656
2,541
2,184
2,800
Japan
1,359
1,257
1,356
1,300
Iran
500
1,700
1,100
1,000
Jordan
544
750
750
950
Algeria
262
479
364
500
Tunisia
281
218
764
500
United Arab Emirates
334
525
500
500
Other 2/
4,018
5,326
5,081
5,010
Total 3/
15,154
21,396
22,099
20,560
     
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
49,183
40,191
20,589
50,030
Foreign 5/
66,771
93,256
111,258
96,845
Total 3/
115,954
133,447
131,847
146,875
     
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: 4/11/2014