Global Sorghum Production

February 2017

This month the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that the Global Sorghum Production 2016/2017 will be 63.23 million metric tons, around 0.88 million tons less than the previous month's projection.

Last year the Global Sorghum Production (*) was 60.06 million tons. This year's 63.23 estimated million tons could represent an increase of 3.16 million tons or a 5.26% in sorghum production around the globe.

Global Sorghum Production by Country

(Values in Metric Tons)

United States: 12,199,000

Others: 6,950,000

Nigeria: 6,500,000

Sudan: 5,500,000

India: 5,500,000

Mexico: 5,500,000

Ethiopia: 3,700,000

Argentina: 3,600,000

China: 3,300,000

Burkina: 1,900,000

Brazil: 1,530,000

Australia: 1,500,000

Niger: 1,300,000

Mali: 1,300,000

Cameroon: 1,150,000

South Sudán: 900,000

Chad: 900,000


Next Update will be March 09, 2017.