WORLD CORN PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION, AND STOCKS

  2007/08 2008/09
  (thousand metric tons)
Production    
Argentina

22,000

12,600

Brazil

58,600

50,000

Canada

11,649

10,600

China

152,300

165,900

Egypt

6,174

6,217

EU-27

47,554

62,688

India

18,960

18,480

Indonesia

8,500

8,700

Mexico

23,600

25,000

Nigeria

6,500

7,900

Philippines

7,277

6,846

Russian Federation

3,950

6,600

Serbia

4,054

5,900

South Africa

13,164

12,000

Ukraine

7,400

11,400

Others

69,018

71,210

United States

331,177

307,386

World Total

791,877

789,427

Total Consumption

 

 

Argentina

7,000

6,400

Brazil

42,500

44,500

Canada

13,769

12,500

China

149,000

152,000

Egypt

10,400

10,300

EU-27

63,900

61,000

India

14,200

17,600

Indonesia

8,500

8,800

Japan

16,600

16,400

Republic of Korea

8,633

7,600

Mexico

32,000

32,600

Nigeria

6,550

7,800

Philippines

7,150

7,300

South Africa

9,200

9,800

Vietnam

5,200

5,200

Others

114,090

116,245

United States

261,632

258,965

World Total

770,601

775,056

Ending Stocks

 

 

Brazil

12,579

11,379

China

39,394

53,094

EU-27

4,461

6,899

Iran

2,137

2,137

Republic of Korea

2,084

1,578

Mexico

4,131

3,831

South Africa

3,490

3,290

Others

20,783

19,412

United States

41,255

43,065

World Total

130,314

144,685

Source: USDA —Foreign Agricultural Service. Based on local marketing years in thousand metric tons.