Soybean Products: United States

This report forecasts US demand for soybean products in short tons (hereafter referred to as "tons") and dollars (based on farm-level prices) to 2020. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: soybean meal and soybean oil. Total demand in tons is also segmented by application as follows: animal feed, food and beverage, biodiesel, and industrial.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, soybean processing, soybean pricing, trade, and regulatory and health factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and applications, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and application segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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