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Table 10: Soybeans and Products: World Trade 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  01/12/2018 12:00:11 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 10,829 11,382 1,171 1,359 1,026 57,096 63,748 64,286
Canada (Aug-Jul) 334 292 300 151 175 160 4,236 4,591 5,500
United States (Sep-Aug) 10,844 10,524 11,068 1,017 1,160 862 52,860 59,157 58,786
South America 49,963 48,857 50,661 8,343 7,601 8,104 71,974 79,261 84,305
Argentina (Oct-Sep) 30,333 31,323 31,200 5,698 5,387 5,600 9,922 7,026 8,500
Brazil (Oct-Sep) 15,407 13,762 15,250 1,550 1,241 1,450 54,383 63,137 67,000
Paraguay (Jan-Dec) 2,552 2,351 2,500 709 650 670 5,400 6,170 6,000
South Asia 417 2,008 1,806 3 1 0 134 269 180
India (Oct-Sep) 409 2,000 1,800 3 1 0 134 269 180
Other 3,850 2,939 3,331 2,192 2,378 2,236 3,350 3,988 3,414
 
 
World Total 65,422 64,633 67,180 11,709 11,339 11,366 132,554 147,266 152,185
 
Imports
European Union (Oct-Sep) 19,207 18,885 19,200 325 285 250 15,120 13,379 14,000
East Asia 3,912 3,502 3,857 952 1,135 902 90,145 100,525 103,980
China (Oct-Sep) 24 61 30 586 711 500 83,230 93,495 97,000
Japan (Oct-Sep) 1,721 1,621 1,750 7 5 5 3,186 3,175 3,300
Korea, South (Oct-Sep) 2,118 1,764 2,000 250 306 285 1,249 1,286 1,275
Taiwan (Oct-Sep) 33 33 45 0 0 0 2,476 2,566 2,400
Southeast Asia 15,660 15,607 16,654 289 294 290 7,854 8,326 8,670
Indonesia (Oct-Sep) 4,203 4,254 4,450 24 23 22 2,274 2,649 2,600
Malaysia (Oct-Sep) 1,291 1,500 1,530 120 125 120 885 750 850
Philippines (Jan-Dec) 2,617 2,450 2,750 43 45 45 275 180 150
Thailand (Sep-Aug) 2,433 2,781 2,800 4 8 8 2,798 3,077 3,150
Vietnam (Jan-Dec) 5,094 4,600 5,100 76 70 70 1,602 1,650 1,900
North America 3,522 3,129 3,522 431 423 461 5,053 5,217 5,460
Canada (Aug-Jul) 789 821 900 19 23 25 286 486 480
Mexico (Sep-Aug) 2,367 1,991 2,350 282 255 300 4,126 4,126 4,300
South America 4,843 4,977 5,302 1,223 1,333 1,377 2,163 3,019 3,087
Brazil (Oct-Sep) 25 35 30 65 60 60 410 252 200
Colombia (Oct-Sep) 1,206 1,315 1,375 372 375 385 544 550 600
Central America 1,161 1,185 1,255 151 158 163 335 345 374
Caribbean 952 1,042 1,077 296 319 338 118 147 158
Middle East 4,103 4,583 4,850 404 366 433 5,186 5,198 5,490
Iran (Oct-Sep) 1,420 1,507 1,650 299 257 315 1,864 1,879 2,100
Israel (Oct-Sep) 131 135 155 11 10 10 392 374 400
Syria (Jan-Dec) 36 20 15 2 0 2 17 4 15
Turkey (Oct-Sep) 603 790 700 0 0 0 2,283 2,271 2,250
North Africa 4,496 3,206 3,535 1,995 1,560 1,760 1,946 2,653 3,240
Egypt (Oct-Sep) 2,174 1,053 1,200 674 246 350 1,300 2,115 2,600
Other 4,003 3,779 4,215 5,568 5,056 5,222 5,408 5,410 5,706
 
 
World Total 61,859 59,895 63,467 11,634 10,929 11,196 133,328 144,219 150,165