International Grains Council
  TOTAL GRAINS


million tons            
11/1212/1313/1414/15
    estforecast
     25.0930.10
TOTAL GRAINS*
Production 18511790199319831988
Trade 271269308292295
Consumption 18551815192719581961
Carryover stocks 360335401429429
year/year change -4-2566 28
Major exporters a) 12496119147149
a) Argentina, Australia, Canada, EU, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, United States
* Wheat and coarse grains

(30 Oct 2014)
TOTAL GRAINS:

  • World grains production in 2014/15 is expected to almost match last year’s record, with total supplies at their highest ever level.

  • An increase in feed use leads a projected 2% rise in consumption, but with strong gains for food and industrial uses too.

  • The global carryover is projected at a 15-year high at the end of 2014/15.

  • Major exporters’ soyabean inventories are projected to more than double, including a near-10m t increase in the US.

  • World trade in rice is projected at a new high in 2015, with Thailand expected to reclaim its position as the top exporter.



Supply & Demand Graph



TABLES


Supply & demand: total grains


Trade: total grains


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