DDGS - Production and Exports

Distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are the nutrient rich co-product of dry-milled ethanol production. Its utilization as a feed ingredient is well documented as both an energy and a protein supplement. More than 200 ethanol plants dominate the countryside, particularly in their most concentrated area—the corn belt. These plants, possess the capacity to produce more than 14 billion gallons of ethanol and 30 million tons of DDGS. The Council has been instrumental in educating the global market on the nutritional benefit of DDGS. DDGS exports have exploded from 1 million tons in 2006 to more than 8 million tons in more than 45 countries in 2013. China received the bulk of DDGS exports, consisting of 34.2% of the export market, while Mexico (16%) was not far behind. Canada (6%), Japan (5%), and Korea (5%) round out the top five.

FOB Price Comparisons

    $ 297.00     $ 230.99     $ 66.01

Source: U.S. Grains Council & Chicago Board of Trade; Prices are intended as indications only. Values reflect an industry wide survey and individual bids/offers may vary.

Top U.S. Export Customers

Customer Jan 2014 - Feb 2014
Quantity
Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
Quantity
Period/Period % Change (Qty)
China 815,248 256,480 217.86%
China Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Mexico 250,288 195,382 28.10%
Mexico Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Korea, South 119,607 63,476 88.43%
Korea, South Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Vietnam 115,290 61,604 87.15%
Vietnam Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Japan 76,793 53,930 42.39%
Japan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Ireland 53,155 57,955 -8.28%
Ireland Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Canada 52,914 84,923 -37.69%
Canada Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Indonesia 46,827 40,066 16.87%
Indonesia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Taiwan 38,075 37,842 0.62%
Taiwan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Egypt 31,972 39,998 -20.07%
Egypt Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Thailand 22,604 36,675 -38.37%
Thailand Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Spain 21,855 12,716 71.87%
Spain Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Turkey 17,477 110,506 -84.18%
Turkey Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Philippines 17,215 7,457 130.86%
Philippines Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Morocco 14,740 24,231 -39.17%
Morocco Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Costa Rica 12,522 6,213 101.55%
Costa Rica Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Colombia 11,223 11,860 -5.37%
Colombia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
El Salvador 8,766 1,220 618.52%
El Salvador Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
United Kingdom 8,356 16,535 -49.46%
United Kingdom Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Saudi Arabia 8,146 0 N/A
Saudi Arabia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Israel(*) 7,553 7,974 -5.28%
Israel(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Guatemala 7,273 5,150 41.22%
Guatemala Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Peru 6,005 7,649 -21.49%
Peru Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Cambodia 4,830 3,568 35.37%
Cambodia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Malaysia 4,555 14,118 -67.74%
Malaysia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Panama 2,519 3,045 -17.27%
Panama Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Honduras 2,398 7,000 -65.74%
Honduras Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Jamaica 1,500 2,947 -49.10%
Jamaica Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
United Arab Emirates 1,189 3,266 -63.59%
United Arab Emirates Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Bangladesh 889 684 29.97%
Bangladesh Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Hong Kong 861 0 N/A
Hong Kong Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
New Zealand(*) 519 0 N/A
New Zealand(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Oman 444 468 -5.13%
Oman Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Qatar 444 1,333 -66.69%
Qatar Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Jordan 423 3,802 -88.87%
Jordan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Nicaragua 330 0 N/A
Nicaragua Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Burma 211 0 N/A
Burma Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Australia(*) 0 0 N/A
Australia(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Cuba 0 8,347 -100.00%
Cuba Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Iceland 0 0 N/A
Iceland Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Seychelles 0 0 N/A
Seychelles Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Western Sahara 0 0 N/A
Western Sahara Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Afghanistan 0 0 N/A
Afghanistan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Macedonia 0 0 N/A
Macedonia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Romania 0 0 N/A
Romania Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Ukraine 0 0 N/A
Ukraine Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Gabon 0 0 N/A
Gabon Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Latvia 0 0 N/A
Latvia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Bermuda 0 0 N/A
Bermuda Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Estonia 0 0 N/A
Estonia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Kazakhstan 0 0 N/A
Kazakhstan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Swaziland 0 0 N/A
Swaziland Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Bahrain 0 0 N/A
Bahrain Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Djibouti 0 0 N/A
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Iraq 0 0 N/A
Iraq Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Slovenia 0 0 N/A
Slovenia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Angola 0 0 N/A
Angola Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Mali 0 0 N/A
Mali Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Senegal 0 0 N/A
Senegal Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Uruguay 0 0 N/A
Uruguay Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Central African Republic 0 0 N/A
Central African Republic Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Ghana 0 0 N/A
Ghana Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Liberia 0 0 N/A
Liberia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Poland 0 0 N/A
Poland Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Bulgaria 0 0 N/A
Bulgaria Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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French Guiana 0 0 N/A
French Guiana Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Kosovo 0 0 N/A
Kosovo Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Belgium-Luxembourg(*) 0 0 N/A
Belgium-Luxembourg(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Netherlands 0 0 N/A
Netherlands Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Sri Lanka 0 0 N/A
Sri Lanka Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Austria 0 0 N/A
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Cyprus 0 0 N/A
Cyprus Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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India 0 0 N/A
India Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Micronesia 0 0 N/A
Micronesia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Sierra Leone 0 0 N/A
Sierra Leone Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Yemen(*) 0 0 N/A
Yemen(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Africa, not elsewhere specified(*) 0 0 N/A
Africa, not elsewhere specified(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Guinea 0 0 N/A
Guinea Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Madagascar 0 0 N/A
Madagascar Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Russia 0 0 N/A
Russia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Unidentified Countries 0 0 N/A
Unidentified Countries Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Cameroon 0 0 N/A
Cameroon Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Gambia, The 0 0 N/A
Gambia, The Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Lebanon 0 0 N/A
Lebanon Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Paraguay 0 0 N/A
Paraguay Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Togo 0 0 N/A
Togo Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Bolivia 0 0 N/A
Bolivia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Ethiopia(*) 0 0 N/A
Ethiopia(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Kenya 0 0 N/A
Kenya Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Niger 0 0 N/A
Niger Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Sweden 0 0 N/A
Sweden Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Dominican Republic 0 0 N/A
Dominican Republic Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Mozambique 0 0 N/A
Mozambique Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Somalia 0 0 N/A
Somalia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Argentina 0 0 N/A
Argentina Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Cote d'Ivoire 0 0 N/A
Cote d'Ivoire Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Malta 0 0 N/A
Malta Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Serbia and Kosovo 0 0 N/A
Serbia and Kosovo Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Venezuela 0 0 N/A
Venezuela Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Chad 0 0 N/A
Chad Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Greece 0 0 N/A
Greece Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Libya 0 0 N/A
Libya Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Portugal 0 0 N/A
Portugal Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Turks and Caicos Islands 0 0 N/A
Turks and Caicos Islands Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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French Pacific Islands(*) 0 0 N/A
French Pacific Islands(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Kuwait 0 0 N/A
Kuwait Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Other Pacific Islands, NEC(*) 0 0 N/A
Other Pacific Islands, NEC(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Tajikistan 0 0 N/A
Tajikistan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Belize 0 0 N/A
Belize Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Equatorial Guinea 0 0 N/A
Equatorial Guinea Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Netherlands Antilles(*) 0 0 N/A
Netherlands Antilles(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Sudan(*) 0 0 N/A
Sudan(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Azerbaijan 0 0 N/A
Azerbaijan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Czech Republic 0 0 N/A
Czech Republic Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Mongolia 0 0 N/A
Mongolia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Singapore 0 0 N/A
Singapore Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Zambia 0 0 N/A
Zambia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Albania 0 0 N/A
Albania Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Congo (Brazzaville) 0 0 N/A
Congo (Brazzaville) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Guyana 0 0 N/A
Guyana Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Malawi 0 0 N/A
Malawi Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Rwanda 0 0 N/A
Rwanda Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Georgia 0 0 N/A
Georgia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Leeward-Windward Islands(*) 0 0 N/A
Leeward-Windward Islands(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 N/A
Trinidad and Tobago Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Brazil 0 0 N/A
Brazil Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Finland 0 0 N/A
Finland Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Korea, North 0 0 N/A
Korea, North Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Nigeria 0 0 N/A
Nigeria Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Switzerland(*) 0 0 N/A
Switzerland(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Barbados 0 0 N/A
Barbados Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Ecuador 0 8,557 -100.00%
Ecuador Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Namibia 0 0 N/A
Namibia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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South Africa 0 0 N/A
South Africa Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Armenia 0 0 N/A
Armenia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Croatia 0 0 N/A
Croatia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Hungary 0 0 N/A
Hungary Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Mayotte 0 0 N/A
Mayotte Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Serbia, Montenegro, and Kosovo 0 0 N/A
Serbia, Montenegro, and Kosovo Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Chile 0 5,904 -100.00%
Chile Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
Export Total:
 
Greenland 0 0 N/A
Greenland Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Lithuania 0 0 N/A
Lithuania Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Uganda 0 0 N/A
Uganda Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Burundi 0 0 N/A
Burundi Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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French West Indies(*) 0 0 N/A
French West Indies(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Laos 0 0 N/A
Laos Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Pakistan 0 0 N/A
Pakistan Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Tanzania 0 0 N/A
Tanzania Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Benin 0 0 N/A
Benin Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Eritrea 0 0 N/A
Eritrea Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Suriname 0 0 N/A
Suriname Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Bahamas, The 0 0 N/A
Bahamas, The Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Denmark(*) 0 0 N/A
Denmark(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Iran 0 0 N/A
Iran Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Montenegro 0 0 N/A
Montenegro Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Slovakia 0 0 N/A
Slovakia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Zimbabwe 0 0 N/A
Zimbabwe Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Algeria 0 0 N/A
Algeria Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Congo (Kinshasa) 0 0 N/A
Congo (Kinshasa) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Haiti 0 250 -100.00%
Haiti Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Cayman Islands 0 0 N/A
Cayman Islands Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Germany(*) 0 0 N/A
Germany(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Lesotho 0 0 N/A
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Tunisia 0 0 N/A
Tunisia Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Brunei 0 0 N/A
Brunei Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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France(*) 0 0 N/A
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Norway(*) 0 0 N/A
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Syria 0 0 N/A
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Belarus 0 0 N/A
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Italy(*) 0 0 N/A
Italy(*) Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Nepal 0 0 N/A
Nepal Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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World Total 1,785,016.00 1,203,131.00 48.36%
World Total Monthly Intake of US DDGS (MT)
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Source: U.S. Grains Council & USDA GATS

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