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
50,500
44,500
Brazil
11,582
12,674
26,044
22,041
22,500
Ukraine
5,008
15,157
12,726
20,000
16,000
Argentina
15,198
16,501
22,789
12,500
13,500
Russian Federation, Begins 2/1992
37
2,027
1,917
4,100
3,000
India
3,376
4,674
4,768
3,900
2,500
 
1,096
3,287
2,193
2,400
2,500
Paraguay
1,201
2,188
2,858
2,300
1,900
Republic Of South Africa
2,839
1,831
2,398
2,300
2,500
Other 2/
6,210
6,995
6,558
8,525
7,140
Total 3/
91,709
103,723
100,513
128,566
116,040
      
Corn importers
 
7,385
6,113
11,351
16,000
7,000
Japan
15,648
14,892
14,412
15,200
15,500
Mexico
8,252
11,172
5,676
10,700
10,900
South Korea
8,107
7,636
8,174
10,300
9,500
Egypt
5,803
7,154
5,059
8,500
7,500
Iran
3,500
4,000
3,700
5,500
5,300
Colombia
3,511
3,209
3,264
4,500
4,200
China (Taiwan)
4,134
4,341
4,232
4,400
4,200
Other 2/
35,369
45,206
44,645
53,466
51,940
Total 3/
91,709
103,723
100,513
128,566
116,040
      
Sorghum importers
China (Mainland)
4
84
631
4,300
4,300
Japan
1,418
1,481
1,897
1,100
1,500
 
922
126
291
200
50
Mexico
2,379
1,369
1,789
200
300
Other 2/
1,915
2,394
2,667
1,920
1,740
Total 3/
6,638
5,454
7,275
7,720
7,890
      
Barley exporters
Australia (No Islands)
4,088
5,819
4,621
6,300
4,300
 
4,581
3,646
6,473
4,800
6,500
Ukraine
2,446
2,166
2,659
3,500
2,700
Argentina
1,531
3,631
3,647
2,800
2,000
Other 2/
2,551
6,134
4,735
5,820
6,300
Total 3/
15,197
21,396
22,135
23,220
21,800
      
Barley importers
Saudi Arabia
6,200
8,600
10,200
8,000
7,500
China (Mainland)
1,656
2,541
2,184
4,500
4,000
Japan
1,359
1,257
1,356
1,300
1,300
Turkey
39
46
266
1,000
750
Jordan
544
736
831
950
650
Iran
500
1,700
1,100
900
1,000
Other 2/
4,899
6,516
6,198
6,570
6,600
Total 3/
15,197
21,396
22,135
23,220
21,800
      
Coarse grains exporters
United States 4/
49,247
40,153
20,586
56,570
50,085
Foreign 5/
66,773
93,254
111,568
105,816
98,340
Total 3/
116,020
133,407
132,154
162,386
148,425
      
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: 10/14/2014