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Table 09: Soybean Oil: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  01/12/2018 12:00:11 PM  
 
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  2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 Dec
2017/18
Jan
2017/18
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 12,335 13,347 14,605 15,770 17,024 17,024
United States 9,131 9,706 9,956 10,024 10,208 10,217
Argentina 6,785 7,687 8,433 8,395 8,630 8,630
Brazil 7,070 7,760 7,630 7,850 8,060 8,060
European Union 2,489 2,746 2,841 2,736 2,755 2,755
India 1,566 1,386 1,025 1,655 1,620 1,620
Russia 609 654 726 806 860 851
Other 5,230 6,007 6,352 6,663 7,046 6,990
 
 
Total 45,215 49,293 51,568 53,899 56,203 56,147
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
India 1,804 2,815 4,269 3,534 4,100 3,800
Algeria 629 631 732 667 740 750
Bangladesh 442 508 639 834 750 750
China 1,353 773 586 711 500 500
Morocco 444 432 465 497 495 500
Peru 355 395 382 400 420 420
Colombia 288 304 372 375 385 385
Egypt 230 480 674 246 370 350
Iran 551 421 299 257 315 315
Mexico 201 253 282 255 300 300
Other 2,956 3,020 2,934 3,153 3,113 3,126
 
 
Total 9,253 10,032 11,634 10,929 11,488 11,196
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Argentina 4,087 5,094 5,698 5,387 5,900 5,600
Brazil 1,378 1,510 1,550 1,241 1,450 1,450
United States 852 914 1,017 1,160 862 862
European Union 766 1,010 915 842 820 820
Paraguay 630 699 709 650 670 670
Russia 332 423 431 529 530 500
Bolivia 371 389 385 320 380 380
Other 1,007 1,059 1,004 1,210 1,089 1,084
 
 
Total 9,423 11,098 11,709 11,339 11,701 11,366
 
Domestic Consumption nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 13,650 14,200 15,350 16,350 17,400 17,400
United States 8,576 8,600 9,145 8,998 9,525 9,570
Brazil 5,705 6,265 6,290 6,590 6,700 6,700
India 3,300 4,100 5,300 5,400 5,600 5,400
Argentina 2,844 2,401 2,830 2,970 2,745 3,045
European Union 1,990 2,040 2,285 2,205 2,155 2,155
Mexico 890 1,001 1,020 1,130 1,150 1,150
Bangladesh 551 668 785 1,005 1,000 1,000
Egypt 442 752 950 630 830 760
Algeria 590 640 700 700 750 740
Iran 600 660 720 710 725 725
Pakistan 107 242 415 475 520 520
Morocco 420 450 475 475 500 500
Colombia 340 380 440 460 480 480
Japan 410 421 451 470 460 460
Other 4,829 5,011 5,033 5,243 5,468 5,492
 
 
Total 45,244 47,831 52,189 53,811 56,008 56,097
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
United States 529 841 765 776 733 697
China 965 778 523 536 560 560
India 420 521 512 300 420 320
Argentina 151 365 270 308 293 293
Brazil 386 382 237 316 286 286
Other 1,419 1,379 1,263 1,012 972 972
 
 
Total 3,870 4,266 3,570 3,248 3,264 3,128
 
Most countries are on an October/September Marketing Year (MY). Mexico is on a September/August MY. Paraguay and Peru are on an January/December MY and Bolivia is on a March/February MY.