2021 is forecast to see global barley supplies outstripped by demand. This may lead to a sharp rise in grain prices. A substantial proportion of consumption growth is driven by the demand from China for barley-based feed, as China's livestock population continues to recover from the swine fever outbreak. Shortages in supply are expected due to the poor crop yield owing to the adverse weather conditions in Russia, Australia, Turkey and the UK.
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Global barley consumption amounted to X thousand tonnes in 2015, declining by -X% against the previous year level.
Global barley exports amounted to X thousand tonnes in 2015, moving up by +X% against the previous year level.
Global barley imports amounted to X thousand tonnes in 2015, growing by +X% against the previous year level.
In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of production in 2015 were Russia (X thousand tonnes), Germany (X thousand tonnes), France (X thousand tonnes), together accounting for X% of total output.
Australia dominates in the global barley trade. In 2014, Australia exported X thousand tonnes of barley totaling X million USD, X% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was China, where it supplied X% of its total barley exports