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Table 07: Soybeans: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  04/11/2017 12:00:48 PM  
 
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  2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 Mar
2016/17
Apr
2016/17
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 82,791 91,389 106,878 106,857 117,208 117,208
Brazil 82,000 86,700 97,200 96,500 108,000 111,000
Argentina 49,300 53,400 61,400 56,800 55,500 56,000
China 13,011 11,951 12,154 11,785 12,900 12,900
India 12,186 9,477 8,711 7,125 11,500 11,500
Paraguay 8,202 8,190 8,154 9,220 9,170 10,100
Canada 5,086 5,359 6,049 6,371 6,450 6,450
Other 15,898 16,044 19,049 18,366 20,060 20,807
 
 
Total 268,474 282,510 319,595 313,024 340,788 345,965
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 59,865 70,364 78,350 83,230 87,000 88,000
European Union 12,538 13,293 13,914 15,006 13,800 14,600
Mexico 3,409 3,842 3,819 4,126 4,200 4,200
Japan 2,830 2,894 3,004 3,186 3,100 3,200
Thailand 1,867 1,798 2,411 2,798 2,800 2,850
Taiwan 2,286 2,335 2,520 2,476 2,600 2,450
Egypt 1,730 1,694 1,947 1,300 2,400 2,400
Indonesia 1,795 2,241 2,006 2,250 2,400 2,400
Russia 717 2,048 1,986 2,336 2,100 2,250
Iran 126 301 1,311 1,864 2,120 2,120
Other 10,029 12,258 13,093 14,828 15,729 15,579
 
 
Total 97,192 113,068 124,361 133,400 138,249 140,049
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 41,904 46,829 50,612 54,383 61,000 61,900
United States 36,129 44,594 50,143 52,688 55,112 55,111
Argentina 7,738 7,842 10,573 9,920 9,000 9,000
Paraguay 5,518 4,900 4,488 5,310 5,400 6,200
Canada 3,470 3,469 3,854 4,258 4,400 4,400
Other 6,038 5,143 6,548 5,680 6,193 6,693
 
 
Total 100,797 112,777 126,218 132,239 141,105 143,304
 
Crush nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 64,950 68,850 74,500 81,300 86,500 86,500
United States 45,967 47,192 50,975 51,335 52,798 52,798
Argentina 33,611 36,173 40,017 43,230 45,300 45,300
Brazil 35,235 36,861 40,435 39,901 41,000 41,500
European Union 12,500 13,400 14,000 15,200 14,700 15,300
India 10,800 8,700 7,700 5,800 9,000 9,000
Mexico 3,650 4,030 4,175 4,400 4,650 4,650
Russia 2,220 3,400 3,650 4,050 4,300 4,500
Paraguay 2,950 3,350 3,650 3,600 3,800 3,900
Egypt 1,710 1,680 1,950 1,200 2,400 2,400
Iran 300 450 1,450 2,100 2,300 2,300
Japan 1,915 1,969 2,150 2,283 2,200 2,300
Bolivia 2,175 2,250 2,500 2,350 2,050 2,050
Canada 1,541 1,525 1,787 2,000 2,000 2,000
Thailand 1,500 1,500 1,600 1,900 2,350 1,950
Other 10,358 11,468 13,530 14,793 16,200 15,500
 
 
Total 231,382 242,798 264,069 275,442 291,548 291,948
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 19,472 25,271 31,916 31,950 29,700 30,400
Brazil 15,355 15,820 18,925 18,050 20,800 22,600
China 12,348 13,848 17,009 16,910 15,560 16,560
United States 3,825 2,504 5,188 5,354 11,843 12,124
India 1,210 600 200 234 1,300 1,300
Other 3,143 3,602 4,293 4,628 3,618 4,428
 
 
Total 55,353 61,645 77,531 77,126 82,821 87,412
 
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.