Paraguay expects to beat 10 MMT of soybean production for first time

24.04.2017

Paraguay could beat its historical record of soybean production this year, according to local sources. The USDA and local projects put the Paraguayan output at 10.1 million metric tons and consolidating its position as the fourth largest exporter of the oilseed in the world. The local Ministry of Agriculture says that the number of 11 million metric tons can be beat throughout the year with a harvested volume of 10.2 million metric tons already and a second crop.

In a story for the Brazilian online newspaper Gazeta do Povo, some describe the crop as “perfect”. Paraguayan soybean yields are higher than those of Brazil.


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