Apr 10, 2019

Latin America and the Caribbean - Soya Beans - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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Latin America and the Caribbean: Soya Bean Market Overview 2019

Soya Bean Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

The revenue of the soya bean market in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X in 2017, picking up by X% against the previous year. The total market indicated a strong increase from 2007 to 2017: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when it surged by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the soya bean market attained its peak figure level of $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Soya Bean Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2017, production of soya beans in Latin America and the Caribbean totaled X tonnes, surging by X% against the previous year. The total output indicated a strong increase from 2007 to 2017: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the soya bean production increased by +X% against 2012 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, when the output figure increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of soya bean production peaked in 2017, and is likely to see steady growth in the near future. The general positive trend in terms of soya bean output was largely conditioned by a prominent increase of the harvested area and a modest growth in yield figures.

Brazil (X tonnes) remains the largest soya bean producing country in Latin America and the Caribbean, accounting for X% of total production. Moreover, soya bean production in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest producer, Argentina (X tonnes), twofold. Paraguay (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

In Brazil, soya bean production increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2017. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Argentina (+X% per year) and Paraguay (+X% per year).

In 2017, average soya bean yield in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to X tonne per ha, increasing by X% against the previous year. The yield figure increased an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2017; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed over the period under review. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of soya bean yield peaked in 2017, and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2017, approx. X ha of soya beans were harvested in Latin America and the Caribbean; going down by -X% against the previous year. The harvested area increased an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2017; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013, when harvested area increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to soya bean production attained its maximum of X ha in 2016, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Soya Bean Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2017, the amount of soya beans exported in Latin America and the Caribbean totaled X tonnes, picking up by X% against the previous year. The soya bean exports continue to indicate a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the soya bean exports attained its peak figure volume in 2017, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, soya bean exports stood at $X in 2017. The soya bean exports continue to indicate a remarkable growth. Over the period under review, the soya bean exports attained its maximum level in 2017, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

Brazil dominates soya bean exports structure, accounting for X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2017. Argentina (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the global exports with a X% share, followed by Paraguay (X%). Uruguay (X tonnes) held the minor share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2017, average annual rates of growth with regard to soya bean exports from Brazil stood at +X%. At the same time, Uruguay (+X%) and Paraguay (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Uruguay emerged as the fastest growing exporter in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2017. By contrast, Argentina (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Argentina (X%) increased significantly in terms of the global exports from 2007-2017, the share of Uruguay (-X%), Paraguay (-X%) and Brazil (-X%) displayed negative dynamics.

In value terms, Brazil ($X) remains the largest soya bean supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, making up X% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Argentina ($X), with a X% share of global exports. It was followed by Paraguay, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Brazil stood at +X%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Argentina (-X% per year) and Paraguay (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The soya bean export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2017, standing approx. at the previous year. The export price indicated a moderate expansion from 2007 to 2017: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the soya bean export price decreased by -X% against 2012 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices for soya beans reached its peak figure level of $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Average export prices varied noticeably amongst the major exporting countries. In 2017, major exporting countries recorded the following export prices: in Brazil ($X per tonne) and Argentina ($X per tonne), while Paraguay ($X per tonne) and Uruguay ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was attained by Paraguay (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Soya Bean Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2017, the amount of soya beans imported in Latin America and the Caribbean totaled X tonnes, increasing by X% against the previous year. The total imports indicated a modest increase from 2007 to 2017: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the soya bean imports increased by +X% against 2012 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, when it surged by X% year-to-year. The volume of imports peaked in 2017, and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

In value terms, soya bean imports totaled $X in 2017. The total imports indicated a tangible growth from 2007 to 2017: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the soya bean imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. Over the period under review, the soya bean imports reached its peak figure level of $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Imports by Country

Mexico represented the major importer of soya beans in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the volume of imports amounting to X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2017. Argentina (X tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Colombia (X tonnes) and Venezuela (X tonnes). All these countries together held near X% share of total imports. Peru (X tonnes), Costa Rica (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2017, average annual rates of growth with regard to soya bean imports into Mexico stood at +X%. At the same time, Venezuela (+X%), Peru (+X%), Brazil (+X%) and Colombia (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Venezuela emerged as the fastest growing importer in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2017. Costa Rica experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Argentina (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Argentina (X%) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global imports, while Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Mexico saw its share reduced by -X%, -X%, -X%, -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2017, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Mexico ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported soya beans in Latin America and the Caribbean, making up X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Argentina ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by Venezuela, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Mexico amounted to +X%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Argentina (+X% per year) and Venezuela (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The soya bean import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2017, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. The import price indicated a measured expansion from 2007 to 2017: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the soya bean import price decreased by -X% against 2012 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when it surged by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import prices for soya beans attained its maximum level of $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Average import prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2017, major importing countries recorded the following import prices: in Venezuela ($X per tonne) and Costa Rica ($X per tonne), while Brazil ($X per tonne) and Argentina ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Argentina (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:

FCL 236 - Soybeans.


This report provides an in-depth analysis of the soya bean market in Latin America and the Caribbean. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Argentina
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bermuda
• Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
• Brazil
• Br. Virgin Isds
• Cayman Isds
• Chile
• Colombia
• Costa Rica
• Cuba
• Curaçao
• Dominica
• Dominican Rep.
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Falkland Isds (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Mexico
• Montserrat
• Neth. Antilles
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Puerto Rico
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Saint Maarten
• Saint-Martin (French Part)
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Isds
• US Virgin Isds
• Uruguay
• Venezuela.


Data coverage:

• Market volume and value;

• Per Capita consumption;

• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term;

• Production in Latin America and the Caribbean, split by region and country;

• Trade (exports and imports) in Latin America and the Caribbean;

• Export and import prices;

• Market trends, drivers and restraints;

• Key market players and their profiles.


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8. How to prepare your business for global expansion


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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1 REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3 DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4 GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS

2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1 KEY FINDINGS
2.2 MARKET TRENDS

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1 MARKET SIZE
3.2 CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3 MARKET FORECAST TO 2025

4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION
4.1 TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2 BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3 MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4 MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5 MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT

5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION
5.1 TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2 TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3 COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4 TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5 LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES

6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION
6.1 TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2 TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3 UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4 TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5 MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS

7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1 PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2 PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3 HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY

8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1 IMPORTS FROM 2007–2017
8.2 IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3 IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1 EXPORTS FROM 2007–2017
9.2 EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3 EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

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11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

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Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Brazil
Br. Virgin Isds
Cayman Isds
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Curaçao
Dominica
Dominican Rep.
Ecuador
El Salvador
Falkland Isds (Malvinas)
French Guiana
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Martinique
Mexico
Montserrat
Neth. Antilles
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Puerto Rico
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Maarten
Saint-Martin (French Part)
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Isds
US Virgin Isds
Uruguay
Venezuela

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Key Findings In 2017
Table 2: Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Table 3: Market Value, 2007–2017
Table 4: Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015-2017
Table 5: Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 6: Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2017
Table 7: Yield, By Country, 2007-2017
Table 8: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 9: Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 10: Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2017
Table 11: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 12: Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 13: Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2017
Table 14: Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2017
Table 15: Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006 = 100), By Major Producing Country

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 2: Market Value, 2007–2017
Figure 3: Consumption, By Country, 2017
Figure 4: Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5: Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6: Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7: Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8: Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9: Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10: Yield And Growth
Figure 11: Exports And Growth
Figure 12: Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13: Market Size And Growth
Figure 14: Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15: Imports And Growth
Figure 16: Import Prices
Figure 17: Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 18: Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 19: Area Harvested, 2007–2017
Figure 20: Yield, 2007–2017
Figure 21: Production, By Country, 2017
Figure 22: Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 23: Harvested Area, By Country, 2017
Figure 24: Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2017
Figure 25: Yield, By Country, 2007-2017
Figure 26: Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 27: Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 28: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 29: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 30: Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 31: Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 32: Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 33: Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 34: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 35: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 36: Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 37: Export Prices, 2007–2017
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