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Table 07: Soybeans: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  02/08/2019 12:01:37 PM  
 
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  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 Dec
2018/19
Feb
2018/19
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 106,905 106,869 116,931 120,065 125,179 123,664
Brazil 97,200 96,500 114,600 120,800 122,000 117,000
Argentina 61,450 58,800 55,000 37,800 55,500 55,000
China 12,690 12,360 13,644 15,200 16,000 15,900
India 8,711 6,929 10,992 8,350 11,000 11,000
Paraguay 8,154 9,217 10,336 9,810 9,800 9,500
Canada 6,045 6,456 6,597 7,717 7,300 7,300
Other 19,563 19,434 21,209 20,251 22,424 21,629
 
 
Total 320,718 316,565 349,309 339,993 369,203 360,993
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 78,350 83,230 93,495 94,095 90,000 88,000
European Union 13,914 15,120 13,441 14,584 15,800 15,800
Argentina 2 676 1,674 5,050 4,200 5,350
Mexico 3,819 4,126 4,126 4,873 5,030 5,030
Egypt 1,947 1,300 2,115 3,255 3,350 3,350
Japan 3,004 3,186 3,175 3,256 3,300 3,300
Thailand 2,411 2,798 3,078 2,482 3,150 3,150
Taiwan 2,520 2,476 2,566 2,666 2,730 2,730
Indonesia 2,006 2,274 2,649 2,500 2,725 2,725
Iran 1,311 1,864 1,914 2,559 2,650 2,650
Other 15,078 16,290 16,136 18,160 19,525 19,339
 
 
Total 124,362 133,340 144,369 153,480 152,460 151,424
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 50,612 54,383 63,137 76,175 81,000 79,500
United States 50,136 52,870 58,960 57,945 51,710 51,029
Argentina 10,575 9,922 7,026 2,112 5,000 6,300
Paraguay 4,576 5,400 6,129 6,029 5,800 5,600
Canada 3,763 4,236 4,592 4,925 5,300 5,300
Other 6,564 5,761 7,659 5,799 7,284 6,629
 
 
Total 126,226 132,572 147,503 152,985 156,094 154,358
 
Crush nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 74,500 81,500 88,000 90,000 92,500 89,000
United States 50,975 51,335 51,742 55,926 56,608 56,880
Argentina 40,235 43,267 43,309 36,933 43,000 43,200
Brazil 40,435 39,747 40,411 44,515 42,700 42,700
European Union 14,450 14,950 14,400 14,950 16,600 16,600
India 7,700 5,500 9,000 7,700 9,400 9,000
Mexico 4,175 4,400 4,600 5,250 5,300 5,300
Russia 3,600 4,000 4,400 4,600 5,000 5,000
Paraguay 3,700 3,800 3,750 3,870 3,900 3,900
Egypt 1,950 1,150 2,200 3,200 3,300 3,300
Iran 1,450 1,950 2,050 2,700 2,800 2,800
Pakistan 500 1,250 1,680 2,300 2,400 2,400
Japan 2,150 2,283 2,392 2,350 2,350 2,350
Bolivia 2,450 2,550 2,050 2,350 2,250 2,250
Taiwan 1,980 1,980 2,045 2,150 2,250 2,250
Other 14,504 15,468 15,394 16,463 17,831 17,868
 
 
Total 264,754 275,130 287,423 295,257 308,189 304,798
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 27,069 27,156 27,295 24,900 41,304 29,550
United States 5,188 5,354 8,208 11,923 25,995 24,763
Brazil 24,428 24,558 33,212 31,527 21,350 24,227
China 17,562 17,138 20,663 23,524 19,838 21,224
European Union 843 1,559 1,150 1,526 1,501 1,501
Other 4,198 4,589 5,232 4,694 5,346 5,452
 
 
Total 79,288 80,354 95,760 98,094 115,334 106,717
 
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 Jan/Dec MY.