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Record-Breaking Soybean Supply and Demand Figures Unveiled For 2022-2023

The new estimates indicate an upward revision to 5.50 lakh tons, a 10% increase from the earlier projection of 5 lakh tons of soybean oil imports.

Parvathy Pillai
Soybean industry is flourishing and witnessing unprecedented growth (Image Courtesy: Freepik)
Soybean industry is flourishing and witnessing unprecedented growth (Image Courtesy: Freepik)

The Soybean Processors Association of India has released the highly anticipated estimates of the Supply and Demand (S&D) of Soybean and Soybean Meal for the oil year 2022-2023 until July 2023 on August 21, 2023.

The staggering growth highlights the increasing global demand for Indian soybean products.
The staggering growth highlights the increasing global demand for Indian soybean products.

Important Revelations of Soybean and Soybean Meal for the Oil Year 2022-2023

Crop Figures

  • The latest data showcases an extraordinary surge in soybean production, with a staggering total crop of 149.26 lakh tons during the period from October 2022 to September 2023. This remarkable figure marks an unprecedented 163% increase compared to the same period last season, leaving experts astonished at the agricultural prowess of India.

Supply and Demand Dynamics

  • The report delves into the intricate details of the soybean market, painting a vivid picture of the supply and demand dynamics. With 124.11 lakh tons available for crushing, the country is poised to meet the rising demand for soybean oil and meal, both domestically and internationally.

  • Additionally, an impressive 92.50 lakh tons have been retained for sowing, ensuring a promising future for the soybean industry.

Exponential Growth in Exports

  • Indian soybean exports have skyrocketed, reaching an all-time high of 13.00 lakh tons during the period under review. This staggering growth highlights the increasing global demand for Indian soybean products, establishing India as a key player in the international market.

The new estimates indicate an upward revision to 5.50 lakh tons, a 10% increase from the earlier projection of 5 lakh tons.
The new estimates indicate an upward revision to 5.50 lakh tons, a 10% increase from the earlier projection of 5 lakh tons.

Revised Import Projections

  • In a major strategic move, the Soybean Processors Association of India has revised the soybean import projections for the oil year 2022-2023. The new estimates indicate an upward revision to 5.50 lakh tons, a 10% increase from the earlier projection of 5 lakh tons. This revision reflects the industry's proactive approach to meet the growing demands of the Indian market.

Comparative Analysis

  • The report also provides a comprehensive comparative analysis, offering insights into the corresponding figures from the previous season. The data reveals a remarkable 18% increase in the production of soybean meal, showcasing the industry's ability to adapt and thrive in the face of challenges.

Global Impact

  • The impact of India's soybean industry is felt worldwide, with the country emerging as a major exporter and supplier of soybean products. As Indian soybean meal finds its way into the feed and food industries across the globe, it continues to contribute significantly to the global agricultural landscape.

Meticulously Gathered Data

  • The extensive information presented in this report is a result of meticulous research and data collection from various reliable sources, including government agencies and trade organizations. While the numbers provided are estimates, they serve as a valuable reference for stakeholders across the agricultural spectrum.

With the soybean industry flourishing and witnessing unprecedented growth, the future looks brighter than ever. The Soybean Processors Association of India remains committed to fostering innovation, sustainability, and increased productivity, ensuring the continued success of the soybean sector.

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