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Table 07: Soybeans: World Supply and Distribution 
  
Thousand Metric Tons
Date Created  02/09/2021 12:01:35 PM  
 
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  2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 Jan
2020/21
Feb
2020/21
Production nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 114,900 123,400 119,700 126,000 133,000 133,000
United States 116,931 120,065 120,515 96,667 112,549 112,549
Argentina 55,000 37,800 55,300 48,800 48,000 48,000
China 13,596 15,283 15,967 18,100 19,600 19,600
India 10,992 8,350 10,930 9,300 10,500 10,500
Paraguay 10,336 10,263 8,512 9,900 10,250 10,250
Canada 6,597 7,717 7,417 6,145 6,350 6,350
Other 21,419 20,051 22,695 21,546 20,755 20,830
 
 
Total 349,771 342,929 361,036 336,458 361,004 361,079
 
Imports nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 93,495 94,095 82,540 98,533 100,000 100,000
European Union 13,441 14,584 14,985 15,664 15,400 15,150
Mexico 4,126 4,873 5,867 6,000 6,200 6,200
Argentina 1,674 4,703 6,408 4,882 4,000 4,500
Egypt 2,114 3,255 3,650 4,941 4,150 4,150
Thailand 3,078 2,482 3,155 3,831 3,890 3,890
Japan 3,175 3,256 3,314 3,325 3,410 3,410
Turkey 2,273 2,872 2,411 3,148 3,000 3,000
Taiwan 2,566 2,666 2,614 2,850 2,900 2,900
Bangladesh 813 1,179 1,733 2,551 2,900 2,800
Other 18,029 19,706 19,095 19,708 20,992 20,955
 
 
Total 144,784 153,671 145,772 165,433 166,842 166,955
 
Exports nr nr nr nr nr nr
Brazil 63,137 76,136 74,887 92,126 85,000 85,000
United States 58,964 58,071 47,676 45,777 60,691 61,235
Argentina 7,025 2,132 9,104 10,002 7,000 7,000
Paraguay 6,129 6,029 4,901 6,619 6,300 6,300
Canada 4,592 4,925 5,258 3,907 4,200 4,200
Other 7,677 5,871 7,000 6,742 5,907 5,953
 
 
Total 147,524 153,164 148,826 165,173 169,098 169,688
 
Crush nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 88,000 90,000 85,000 91,500 99,000 99,000
United States 51,742 55,926 56,935 58,910 59,874 59,874
Brazil 40,411 44,205 42,527 44,250 45,500 45,500
Argentina 43,309 36,933 40,567 38,770 39,000 39,000
European Union 14,400 14,950 15,600 16,350 16,850 16,850
India 9,000 7,700 9,600 8,400 9,500 9,500
Mexico 4,600 5,250 6,150 6,200 6,400 6,400
Russia 4,400 4,600 4,650 4,650 4,700 4,700
Egypt 2,100 3,200 3,500 4,700 4,500 4,500
Paraguay 3,750 3,870 3,620 3,250 3,800 3,750
Bangladesh 1,100 1,250 1,750 2,500 3,000 3,000
Thailand 1,950 1,400 2,000 2,610 2,700 2,700
Pakistan 1,680 2,000 2,000 2,200 2,600 2,600
Bolivia 2,550 2,300 2,550 2,500 2,525 2,525
Japan 2,392 2,400 2,470 2,460 2,520 2,520
Other 16,417 18,940 19,445 20,045 19,336 19,558
 
 
Total 287,801 294,924 298,364 309,295 321,805 321,977
 
Ending Stocks nr nr nr nr nr nr
China 20,120 23,064 19,455 26,798 28,598 28,598
Argentina 26,996 23,734 28,890 26,700 25,600 26,000
Brazil 32,112 32,696 32,472 20,045 20,700 20,345
United States 8,208 11,923 24,740 14,276 3,798 3,254
European Union 1,150 1,397 1,610 1,694 934 834
Other 5,535 6,178 5,712 5,339 4,683 4,329
 
 
Total 94,121 98,992 112,879 94,852 84,313 83,360
 
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.