Did You Know?

14/03/11 -- Japan is the world's single largest corn importer by some considerable distance, buying around 16 MMT annually. An amount roughly equivalent the corn imports of Mexico AND the entire EU-27 put together.

Despite it's relatively diminutive size Japan is the sixth largest corn consumer in the world. They are also America's single biggest buyer, accounting for around 30% of all US corn exports in 2009/10. They also feature as the third largest buyer of US soybeans.