Table 9.  South American Soybean Area, Yield and, Production, 1988 to Date  
  Brazil Argentina Paraguay
  Area Yield Production Area Yield Production Area Yield Production
Year mil. ha. t/ha. mil.t mil. ha. t/ha. mil. t. mil. ha. t/ha. mil. t.
1988-89 12.15 1.94 23.60 4.00 1.63 6.50 0.85 1.90 1.62
1989-90 11.55 1.76 20.34 4.95 2.17 10.75 0.98 1.61 1.58
1990-91 9.75 1.62 15.75 4.75 2.42 11.50 0.89 1.46 1.30
1991-92 9.70 1.99 19.30 4.80 2.32 11.15 0.90 1.44 1.30
1992-93 10.63 2.12 22.50 4.90 2.32 11.35 0.98 1.79 1.75
1993-94 11.44 2.16 24.70 5.40 2.30 12.40 1.05 1.71 1.80
1994-95 11.68 2.22 25.90 5.70 2.19 12.50 1.10 2.00 2.20
1995-96 10.95 2.21 24.15 5.98 2.08 12.43 1.10 2.18 2.40
1996-97 11.80 2.27 26.80 6.26 1.81 11.20 1.20 2.31 2.77
1997-98 13.00 2.50 32.50 6.95 2.80 19.50 1.20 2.49 2.99
1998-99 12.90 2.43 31.30 8.17 2.45 20.00 1.20 2.54 3.05
1999-00 13.60 2.51 34.20 8.58 2.47 21.20 1.15 2.52 2.90
2000-01 13.93 2.80 39.00 10.40 2.67 27.80 1.35 2.61 3.52
2001-02 16.35 2.66 43.50 11.40 2.63 30.00 1.45 2.45 3.55
2002-03 18.45 2.82 52.00 12.60 2.82 35.50 1.55 2.90 4.50
2003-04 21.52 2.37 51.00 14.00 2.36 33.00 1.75 2.23 3.91
2004-05 22.92 2.31 53.00 14.40 2.71 39.00 2.00 2.03 4.05
2005-06 22.23 2.56 57.00 15.20 2.66 40.50 2.43 1.50 3.64
2006-07 20.70 2.85 59.00 16.30 2.99 48.80 2.40 2.58 6.20
2007-08 21.30 2.86 61.00 16.37 2.82 46.20 2.65 2.60 6.90
2008-09 21.70 2.66 57.80 16.00 2.00 32.00 2.55 1.57 4.00
2009-10 23.50 2.94 69.00 18.60 2.93 54.50 2.68 2.75 7.38
2010-11 24.20 3.11 75.30 18.30 2.68 49.00 2.87 2.48 7.13
2011-12 25.00 2.66 66.50 17.58 2.28 40.10 2.96 1.37 4.04
2012-13 27.70 2.96 82.00 19.40 2.54 49.30 3.16 2.60 8.20
2013-14 30.10 2.88 86.70 19.25 2.77 53.40 3.26 2.52 8.19
2014-15 32.10 3.03 97.20 19.34 3.17 61.40 3.26 2.50 8.15
2015-16 33.30 2.90 96.50 19.53 2.91 56.80 3.26 2.82 9.22
2016-17 33.90 3.36 114.00 18.35 3.15 57.80 3.39 3.15 10.67
2017-18 34.70 3.08 107.00 19.10 2.98 57.00 3.40 2.76 9.40