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Table 10: Soybeans and Products: World Trade 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  07/12/2017 12:03:34 PM  
 
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  Marketing Year Meal, Soybean Oil, Soybean Oilseed, Soybean
2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Exports
North America 11,192 11,100 11,594 1,171 1,263 1,217 57,094 61,753 64,313
Canada (Aug-Jul) 334 290 330 151 170 170 4,234 4,600 5,800
United States (Sep-Aug) 10,844 10,795 11,249 1,017 1,089 1,043 52,860 57,153 58,513
South America 49,853 50,671 52,036 8,315 8,053 8,394 71,808 79,185 81,255
Argentina (Oct-Sep) 30,325 31,750 32,325 5,697 5,600 5,800 9,920 8,000 8,500
Brazil (Oct-Sep) 15,407 14,750 15,250 1,550 1,400 1,475 54,383 61,500 64,000
Paraguay (Mar-Feb) 2,450 2,750 2,750 682 730 735 5,310 6,600 5,500
South Asia 417 1,408 1,706 3 0 0 134 200 250
India (Oct-Sep) 409 1,400 1,700 3 0 0 134 200 250
Other 3,890 3,284 3,533 2,203 2,331 2,381 3,351 4,033 3,843
 
 
World Total 65,352 66,463 68,869 11,692 11,647 11,992 132,387 145,171 149,661
 
Imports
European Union (Oct-Sep) 19,208 19,000 19,600 325 270 250 15,006 14,000 14,800
East Asia 3,912 3,867 3,987 952 1,021 902 90,145 98,035 101,055
China (Oct-Sep) 24 55 30 586 620 500 83,230 91,000 94,000
Japan (Oct-Sep) 1,721 1,800 1,880 7 8 5 3,186 3,200 3,300
Korea, South (Oct-Sep) 2,118 1,950 2,000 250 280 285 1,249 1,375 1,350
Taiwan (Oct-Sep) 33 40 45 0 0 0 2,476 2,450 2,400
Southeast Asia 15,656 16,452 17,274 289 289 286 7,854 8,110 8,790
Indonesia (Oct-Sep) 4,203 4,300 4,450 24 22 22 2,274 2,400 2,600
Malaysia (Oct-Sep) 1,291 1,480 1,600 120 125 120 885 800 820
Philippines (Jan-Dec) 2,617 2,650 2,750 43 45 45 275 140 150
Thailand (Sep-Aug) 2,433 2,850 3,050 4 4 4 2,798 3,050 2,900
Vietnam (Jan-Dec) 5,090 5,150 5,400 76 70 70 1,602 1,700 2,300
North America 3,522 3,518 3,742 430 469 467 5,064 5,345 5,360
Canada (Aug-Jul) 789 800 770 18 20 20 297 465 380
Mexico (Sep-Aug) 2,367 2,400 2,700 282 290 300 4,126 4,200 4,300
South America 4,842 5,075 5,401 1,223 1,333 1,377 2,162 2,809 2,877
Brazil (Oct-Sep) 25 20 20 65 60 60 410 215 200
Colombia (Oct-Sep) 1,206 1,265 1,360 372 375 385 544 550 600
Central America 1,173 1,225 1,282 151 158 163 335 375 409
Caribbean 952 1,062 1,086 296 319 338 118 150 160
Middle East 4,117 4,925 5,275 404 411 428 5,185 5,495 5,750
Iran (Oct-Sep) 1,420 1,725 1,870 299 300 310 1,864 2,120 2,300
Israel (Oct-Sep) 131 135 155 11 10 10 392 410 425
Syria (Jan-Dec) 50 115 145 2 2 2 16 25 35
Turkey (Oct-Sep) 603 780 750 0 0 0 2,283 2,250 2,250
North Africa 4,496 3,730 3,670 1,995 1,725 1,775 1,946 2,920 3,570
Egypt (Oct-Sep) 2,174 1,400 1,250 674 400 400 1,300 2,200 2,800
Other 4,021 4,067 4,416 5,564 5,198 5,549 5,599 5,315 5,828
 
 
World Total 61,899 62,921 65,733 11,629 11,193 11,535 133,414 142,554 148,599