Based on a comparison of 94 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in soybean production with 106,878 kt followed by Brazil and Argentina. On the other end of the scale was Suriname with 0.009 kt, Iraq with 0.018 kt and Azerbaijan with 0.020 kt.
Total soybean production reached 251,541 kt in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 9.89 % less than in the previous year and 18.3 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total soybean production reached an all time high of 276,406 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 26,883 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 4.31 % since 1961.
The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 42.5 % of soybean production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 98.2 % share while the ten largest countries some 118 % in 2014.