Table 10.  Soybean Production by Country
Year United States Brazila Argentinaa Paraguaya China Other World All Foreign
million bushels
1970 1,127 76 2 3 254 165 1,627 500
1971 1,176 135 3 4 290 126 1,734 558
1972 1,283 184 10 4 320 66 1,867 584
1973 1,547 289 18 7 367 64 2,292 745
1974 1,215 363 18 8 349 54 2,007 792
1975 1,547 413 26 10 367 46 2,409 862
1976 1,288 460 51 14 242 128 2,183 895
1977 1,762 350 99 12 266 154 2,643 881
1978 1,870 557 136 20 278 167 2,847 977
1979 2,261 376 132 21 274 191 3,255 994
1980 1,798 558 129 22 292 176 2,975 1,177
1981 1,989 471 152 22 342 186 3,162 1,173
1982 2,190 542 154 19 332 200 3,437 1,247
1983 1,636 571 257 20 359 213 3,056 1,420
1984 1,861 672 248 35 356 248 3,421 1,561
1985 2,099 518 268 22 386 272 3,565 1,466
1986 1,943 636 257 35 427 303 3,601 1,658
1987 1,938 662 356 40 457 359 3,812 1,874
1988 1,549 852 235 60 428 387 3,506 1,957
1989 1,924 747 395 58 376 445 3,945 2,020
1990 1,926 579 423 48 404 446 3,826 1,900
1991 1,987 709 410 48 357 435 3,946 1,959
1992 2,188 827 417 64 378 434 4,308 2,120
1993 1,871 908 456 66 563 454 4,318 2,447
1994 2,517 952 459 81 588 460 5,057 2,540
1995 2,177 887 457 88 496 487 4,591 2,415
1996 2,380 1,003 412 102 486 474 4,857 2,477
1997 2,689 1,194 717 110 551 545 5,806 3,117
1998 2,741 1,150 735 112 557 577 5,872 3,131
1999 2,654 1,257 779 107 525 527 5,875 3,221
2000 2,758 1,433 1,021 129 566 525 6,432 3,674
2001 2,891 1,598 1,102 130 566 506 6,793 3,902
2002 2,756 1,911 1,304 165 607 500 7,243 4,487
2003 2,454 1,874 1,212 144 565 613 6,862 4,408
2004 3,124 1,947 1,433 149 639 635 7,927 4,803
2005 3,068 2,094 1,488 134 601 723 8,108 5,040
2006 3,197 2,168 1,793 228 587 755 8,728 5,531
2007 2,677 2,241 1,698 254 514 744 8,128 5,451
2008 2,967 2,124 1,176 147 571 803 7,788 4,822
2009 3,359 2,535 2,003 271 550 875 9,593 6,234
2010 3,329 2,767 1,800 262 555 984 9,697 6,368
2011 3,094 2,443 1,473 148 532 1,113 8,803 5,709
2012 3,042 3,013 1,811 301 480 1,229 9,876 6,834
2013 3,358 3,186 1,962 301 439 1,138 10,384 7,026  
2014 3,927 3,571 2,256 299 446 1,244 11,743 7,816
2015 3,926 3,546 2,087 338 433 1,165 11,495 7,569
2016 4,296 4,192 2,124 392 474 1,428 12,906 8,610
2017 4,425 3,968 2,094 345 522 1,464 12,819 8,394