World production of soy.

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Soybean is the largest oilseed crop in world accounting for more than 50% of the world oilseeds production. For 2008-09, the world production for soybean stands at 212 million tonnes. United States is the biggest producer of soybeans followed by Brazil, Argentina, China, India, Paraguay & Canada.

Soybean is the largest oilseed crop in world accounting for more than 50% of the world oilseeds production. For 2008-09, the world production for soybean stands at 212 million tonnes. United States is the biggest producer of soybeans followed by Brazil, Argentina, China, India, Paraguay & Canada.

Soybean Production by Country Estimated for 2016/2017
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United States - 105.540.000 million tons

South America:


Brazil - 103.848.857million tons
Argentina - 57.100.197million tons
Paraguay - 9.344.960 million tons
Bolivia - 2.061.430 million tons
Uruguay - 3.000.000million tons

China - 13.050.000million ton
India - 14.666.000 million tons

Canada - 6.286.400 million tons

Ukraine - 2.410.200 million ton

East Asia (Other than China) - Japan - 230 thousand tonnes (230 kt), South Korea - 150 kt (130 kt), North Korea - 160 kt (150 kt)

South East Asia: Indonesia - 800 thousand tonnes (800 kt), Vietnam - 300kt (300kt), Thailand - 180 kt (170kt), Burma - 190 kt (190kt)

European Union - 1 million tonnes (860kt)
EU Member States Major soybean producers : Italy 590 kt (490 kt), France - 130 kt (110kt)

Africa: South Africa - 720 kt (560kt), Nigeria - 450kt (450kt), Uganda - 170 kt (170kt)

Serbia - 350 kt (350 kt), Mexico - 110 kt (110kt), Iran - 260 kt (250kt)

Others - 660kt (610kt)

Total World Soybean Production - 257.36 million tonnes (260.11 mmt)

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