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Table 07: Soybeans: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  07/12/2017 12:03:34 PM  
 
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  2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 Jun
2017/18
Jul
2017/18
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 91,389 106,878 106,857 117,208 115,802 115,938
Brazil 86,700 97,200 96,500 114,000 107,000 107,000
Argentina 53,400 61,400 56,800 57,800 57,000 57,000
China 11,951 12,154 11,785 12,900 13,800 14,000
India 9,477 8,711 6,929 11,500 11,500 11,500
Paraguay 8,190 8,154 9,217 10,665 9,400 9,400
Canada 5,359 6,049 6,371 6,550 8,400 8,400
Other 16,008 19,011 18,412 21,152 21,769 21,852
 
 
Total 282,474 319,557 312,871 351,775 344,671 345,090
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 70,364 78,350 83,230 91,000 93,000 94,000
European Union 13,293 13,914 15,006 14,000 15,000 14,800
Mexico 3,842 3,819 4,126 4,200 4,300 4,300
Japan 2,894 3,004 3,186 3,200 3,300 3,300
Thailand 1,798 2,411 2,798 3,050 2,900 2,900
Egypt 1,694 1,947 1,300 2,200 3,000 2,800
Indonesia 2,241 2,006 2,274 2,400 2,600 2,600
Taiwan 2,335 2,520 2,476 2,450 2,400 2,400
Iran 301 1,311 1,864 2,120 2,300 2,300
Russia 2,048 1,986 2,336 2,250 2,300 2,300
Other 12,257 13,094 14,818 15,684 16,514 16,899
 
 
Total 113,067 124,362 133,414 142,554 147,614 148,599
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 46,829 50,612 54,383 61,500 63,500 64,000
United States 44,594 50,143 52,860 57,153 58,513 58,513
Argentina 7,842 10,573 9,920 8,000 8,500 8,500
Canada 3,469 3,763 4,234 4,600 5,800 5,800
Paraguay 4,900 4,488 5,310 6,600 5,500 5,500
Other 5,143 6,548 5,680 7,318 7,248 7,348
 
 
Total 112,777 126,127 132,387 145,171 149,061 149,661
 
Crush nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 68,850 74,500 81,000 86,500 91,500 92,500
United States 47,192 50,975 51,335 51,710 53,070 53,070
Argentina 36,173 40,235 43,267 45,450 45,500 45,500
Brazil 36,861 40,435 39,747 41,500 42,000 42,000
European Union 13,400 14,000 15,200 14,800 15,600 15,400
India 8,700 7,700 5,700 8,900 9,400 9,400
Russia 3,400 3,650 4,050 4,500 4,750 4,750
Mexico 4,030 4,175 4,400 4,650 4,720 4,720
Paraguay 3,350 3,650 3,600 3,950 3,950 3,950
Egypt 1,680 1,950 1,200 2,200 3,000 2,800
Bolivia 2,250 2,500 2,350 2,050 2,500 2,500
Iran 450 1,450 2,100 2,300 2,490 2,490
Japan 1,969 2,150 2,283 2,300 2,350 2,350
Canada 1,525 1,787 2,000 1,900 2,200 2,200
Taiwan 1,925 1,980 1,980 1,950 1,980 1,980
Other 11,174 13,223 14,793 15,790 16,519 16,619
 
 
Total 242,929 264,360 275,005 290,450 301,529 302,229
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 25,271 31,700 31,700 33,100 32,450 33,100
Brazil 15,820 18,925 18,200 25,815 23,050 23,315
China 13,848 17,009 16,910 19,160 17,410 18,910
United States 2,504 5,188 5,354 11,171 13,484 12,528
India 600 200 138 938 1,018 1,018
Other 3,602 4,344 4,744 4,592 4,811 4,660
 
 
Total 61,645 77,366 77,046 94,776 92,223 93,531
 
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.