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Supply:

In terms of oilseed production, Brazil takes the lead with an estimated 149 MMT for the 2022 season, followed by the United States at 119.15 MMT, and Argentina at 51 MMT. The total global oilseed production is estimated at 389.765 MMT.

Brazil plants soybeans from September to November, and harvests from January to March. On the other hand, in the U.S. and other Northern Hemisphere areas, the growing season for soybeans is from May to June for planting, and from September to October for harvesting.

Demand:

When it comes to soybean consumption, China leads the world, importing an estimated 97 MMT. The EU follows as the second-largest importer of oilseeds, with an estimated 14.8 MMT.

Regarding soybean crushing, China’s program is the largest in the world. Estimated at 95 MMT. The United States has the second-largest program, estimated at 60.55 MMT. Followed by Brazil, at 50.5 MMT, and Argentina at 41.00 MMT.

Ending Stocks:

The estimated global ending stocks of soybeans have decreased from 120.72 MMT last month to 119 MMT, while showing an increase from 108.49 MMT from the previous year.

The largest ending stocks are held by China, estimated at 30.455 MMT, followed by Brazil at 29.36 MMT, Argentina at 25.4 MMT, and the U.S. at 5.44 MMT.

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USDA Export Sales

USDA Grain Export Sales   Corn Exports 💠 823,200 MMT Soybean Exports 💠 544,900 MMT Wheat Exports 💠 338,800 MMT Breakdown of the USDA Export

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USDA’s Export Inspections

USDA Grain Export Inspections   USDA’s latest grain export inspections, released Monday morning for the week through January 19, Despite moderate week-over-week declines, soybeans turned

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Soybeans

Exchange: Chicago Board of Trade

Exchange Symbol: ZS

Tick Size: ¼ cent per bushel ($12.50 per contract)

Contract Size: 5000 bushels

Months: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Nov (F, H, K, N, Q, U, X)

Trading Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. (night) 8:30 am – 1:20 pm (1:15pm Settle) Sun-Fri CST

Margin/Maintenance: $4,840/$4,400

Soybean Meal

Exchange: Chicago Board of Trade

Exchange Symbol: ZM

Tick Size: 10 cents per ton ($10.00 per contract)

Contract Size: 100 tons (2,000 pounds per ton)

Months: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Sept, Oct, Dec (F, H, K, N, Q, U, V, Z)

Trading Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. (night) 8:30 am – 1:20 pm (1:15pm Settle) Sun-Fri CST

Margin/Maintenance: $3,080/2,800

Soybean Oil

Exchange: Chicago Board of Trade

Exchange Symbol: ZL

Tick Size: 0.01 points ($6.00 per contract)

Contract Size: 60,000 pounds

Months: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Sept, Oct, Dec (F, H, K, N, Q, U, V, Z)

Trading Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. (night) 8:30 am – 1:20 pm (1:15pm Settle) Sun-Fri CST

Margin/Maintenance: $3,740/3,400

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