Table 6.  Soybean Meal Balance Sheet -- Years Beginning October 1
1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
thousand tons  
Beginning stocks 173 318 285 230 204 150 223 212 210 218 330 293 383 240 220 211 172 314 343 294 235 302 350 300 275 250 260 264 300
Production 27,719 28,325 29,831 30,364 30,514 33,270 32,527 34,210 38,176 37,792 37,591 39,385 40,292 38,213 36,325 40,715 41,244 43,054 42,284 39,102 41,707 39,251 41,025 39,875 40,685 45,062 44,672 44,636 46,300
TOTALa 27,982 28,688 30,183 30,687 30,788 33,483 32,825 34,524 38,443 38,109 37,970 39,729 40,818 38,619 36,830 41,073 41,557 43,524 42,768 39,484 42,101 39,732 41,591 40,420 41,343 45,645 45,336 45,250 46,900
Domestic 22,291 22,934 23,007 24,251 25,283 26,542 26,611 27,320 28,895 30,657 30,345 31,643 33,070 32,379 31,449 33,561 33,195 34,374 33,232 30,752 30,640 30,301 31,548 28,969 29,547 32,277 33,118 33,050 34,200
Exports 5,319 5,469 6,946 6,232 5,356 6,717 6,002 6,994 9,330 7,122 7,332 7,703 7,508 6,019 5,170 7,340 8,048 8,804 9,242 8,497 11,160 9,081 9,743 11,176 11,546 13,108 11,954 11,900 12,400
TOTAL 27,610 28,403 29,953 30,483 30,639 33,260 32,613 34,314 38,225 37,779 37,677 39,346 40,578 38,399 36,619 40,901 41,243 43,178 42,474 39,249 41,800 39,382 41,291 40,145 41,093 45,384 45,072 44,950 46,600
Ending stocks 318 285 230 204 150 223 212 210 218 330 293 383 240 220 211 172 314 346 294 235 302 350 300 275 250 260 264 300 300
Priceb $186.48 $181.38 $189.21 $193.75 $192.86 $162.55 $235.92 $270.90 $185.28 $138.55 $167.70 $173.60 $167.73 $181.57  $256.05 $182.89 $174.17 $205.44 $335.94 $331.17 $311.27 $345.52 $393.53 $468.11 $489.94 $368.49 $324.56 $320.00 $320.00
a Includes imports
b Bulk, Decatur, Illinois 48%