Groundnut and Soybean Economies in Asia: Facts, Trends and Outlook uri icon

abstract

  • This report provides a factual assessment of demand, production and international trade in oilseeds and theirproducts in Asia, and explores future prospects for the oilseed sector by focusing on groundnut and soybean,the two most important crops grown in the continent. Rising per capita incomes and increasing urbanization arefuelling rapid growth in demand for edible oils in most Asian countries, raising their consumption rates close tothe global average. Further, demand for oilcake meals ? as animal feed ? too has been increasing fast due to rapidgrowth in the livestock sector

publication date

  • 2010