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Table 07: Soybeans: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  05/10/2017 2:06:12 PM  
 
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  2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 May
2017/18
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 82,791 91,389 106,878 106,857 117,208 115,802
Brazil 82,000 86,700 97,200 96,500 111,600 107,000
Argentina 49,300 53,400 61,400 56,800 57,000 57,000
China 13,011 11,951 12,154 11,785 12,900 13,800
India 12,186 9,477 8,711 7,125 11,500 11,500
Paraguay 8,202 8,190 8,154 9,200 10,300 9,400
Canada 5,086 5,359 6,049 6,371 6,550 8,400
Other 15,875 16,008 19,011 18,412 20,980 21,774
 
 
Total 268,451 282,474 319,557 313,050 348,038 344,676
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 59,865 70,364 78,350 83,230 89,000 93,000
European Union 12,538 13,293 13,914 15,006 14,600 15,000
Mexico 3,409 3,842 3,819 4,126 4,200 4,300
Japan 2,830 2,894 3,004 3,186 3,200 3,300
Egypt 1,730 1,694 1,947 1,300 2,400 3,000
Thailand 1,867 1,798 2,411 2,798 2,850 2,900
Indonesia 1,795 2,241 2,006 2,274 2,400 2,600
Taiwan 2,286 2,335 2,520 2,476 2,450 2,400
Iran 126 301 1,311 1,864 2,120 2,300
Russia 717 2,048 1,986 2,336 2,250 2,300
Other 10,029 12,258 13,093 14,806 15,434 16,664
 
 
Total 97,192 113,068 124,361 133,402 140,904 147,764
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 41,904 46,829 50,612 54,383 61,900 63,500
United States 36,129 44,594 50,143 52,688 55,792 58,513
Argentina 7,738 7,842 10,573 9,920 9,000 9,000
Canada 3,470 3,469 3,763 4,234 4,400 5,800
Paraguay 5,518 4,900 4,488 5,310 6,300 5,500
Other 6,038 5,143 6,548 5,680 7,203 7,248
 
 
Total 100,797 112,777 126,127 132,215 144,595 149,561
 
Crush nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 64,950 68,850 74,500 81,300 86,500 91,500
United States 45,967 47,192 50,975 51,335 52,390 53,070
Argentina 33,611 36,173 40,235 43,267 44,800 45,500
Brazil 35,235 36,861 40,435 39,901 41,500 42,000
European Union 12,500 13,400 14,000 15,200 15,200 15,600
India 10,800 8,700 7,700 5,800 8,900 9,400
Russia 2,220 3,400 3,650 4,050 4,500 4,750
Mexico 3,650 4,030 4,175 4,400 4,650 4,720
Paraguay 2,950 3,350 3,650 3,600 3,900 3,950
Egypt 1,710 1,680 1,950 1,200 2,400 3,000
Bolivia 2,175 2,250 2,500 2,350 2,050 2,500
Iran 300 450 1,450 2,100 2,300 2,490
Japan 1,915 1,969 2,150 2,283 2,300 2,350
Canada 1,541 1,525 1,787 2,000 1,900 2,200
Taiwan 1,920 1,925 1,980 1,980 1,950 1,980
Other 10,077 11,174 13,223 14,793 15,440 16,519
 
 
Total 231,521 242,929 264,360 275,559 290,680 301,529
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 19,472 25,271 31,700 31,700 31,650 30,850
Brazil 15,355 15,820 18,925 18,050 23,200 21,400
China 12,348 13,848 17,009 16,910 17,560 17,410
United States 3,825 2,504 5,188 5,354 11,852 13,076
India 1,210 600 200 234 1,034 1,114
Other 3,143 3,602 4,344 4,827 4,841 4,956
 
 
Total 55,353 61,645 77,366 77,075 90,137 88,806
 
Most countries are on an October/September Marketing Year (MY). The United States, Mexico, and Thailand are on a September/August MY. Canada is on an August/July MY. Paraguay is on a March/February MY.