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Table 07: Soybeans: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  09/10/2021 12:06:32 PM  
 
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  2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Aug
2021/22
Sep
2021/22
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 123,400 119,700 128,500 137,000 144,000 144,000
United States 120,065 120,515 96,667 112,549 118,084 119,039
Argentina 37,800 55,300 48,800 46,000 52,000 52,000
China 15,283 15,967 18,100 19,600 19,000 19,000
India 8,350 10,930 9,300 10,450 11,200 11,200
Paraguay 11,046 8,520 10,100 9,900 10,500 10,500
Canada 7,717 7,417 6,145 6,359 6,100 5,900
Other 20,528 22,979 22,122 21,415 22,750 22,783
 
 
Total 344,189 361,328 339,734 363,273 383,634 384,422
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 94,095 82,540 98,533 99,000 101,000 101,000
European Union 13,915 14,346 14,947 15,000 15,000 15,000
Mexico 4,873 5,867 5,748 6,000 6,200 6,200
Egypt 3,255 3,657 4,896 4,300 4,800 4,800
Argentina 4,703 6,408 4,882 5,100 4,700 4,700
Thailand 2,482 3,155 3,831 4,000 4,100 4,100
Japan 3,256 3,314 3,325 3,250 3,300 3,300
Turkey 2,872 2,411 3,148 2,900 3,200 3,200
Bangladesh 1,179 1,733 2,551 2,400 2,650 3,150
Indonesia 2,483 2,623 2,636 2,650 2,700 2,700
Other 20,708 19,735 20,468 22,106 22,961 22,788
 
 
Total 153,821 145,789 164,965 166,706 170,611 170,938
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 76,136 74,887 92,135 82,000 93,000 93,000
United States 58,071 47,721 45,701 61,507 55,928 56,880
Paraguay 6,029 4,901 6,619 6,600 6,500 6,500
Argentina 2,132 9,104 10,002 5,200 6,350 6,350
Canada 4,925 5,258 3,907 4,543 4,100 4,000
Other 5,948 7,067 6,695 5,893 6,453 6,443
 
 
Total 153,241 148,938 165,059 165,743 172,331 173,173
 
Crush nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 90,000 85,000 91,500 94,000 98,000 98,000
United States 55,926 56,935 58,910 58,241 60,010 59,330
Brazil 44,205 42,527 46,742 46,750 47,700 47,700
Argentina 36,933 40,567 38,770 40,800 43,000 43,000
European Union 14,300 15,000 15,600 16,100 15,900 15,900
India 7,700 9,600 8,400 9,400 9,700 9,700
Mexico 5,250 6,150 6,000 6,200 6,400 6,400
Egypt 3,200 3,500 4,700 4,450 4,800 4,800
Russia 4,600 4,650 4,650 4,600 4,800 4,800
Paraguay 4,000 3,820 3,500 3,300 3,750 3,750
Bangladesh 1,250 1,750 2,500 2,750 2,800 3,300
Thailand 1,400 2,000 2,610 2,800 2,900 2,900
Bolivia 2,600 2,650 2,550 2,625 2,625 2,625
Pakistan 2,000 2,000 2,300 2,730 2,600 2,600
Japan 2,400 2,470 2,460 2,350 2,470 2,470
Other 19,233 20,058 21,238 20,890 22,110 22,071
 
 
Total 294,997 298,677 312,430 317,986 329,565 329,346
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 23,064 19,455 26,798 32,798 32,998 34,998
Brazil 32,696 32,472 20,000 26,600 27,400 27,900
Argentina 23,734 28,890 26,700 24,600 25,300 24,600
United States 11,923 24,740 14,276 4,762 4,212 5,036
European Union 1,336 1,518 1,537 1,092 1,047 1,077
Other 8,102 7,631 6,591 5,224 5,188 5,283
 
 
Total 100,855 114,706 95,902 95,076 96,145 98,894
 
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.