Foreign media, January 12: According to the Brazilian National Commodities Supply Company (CONAB), as of January 8, Brazil’s soybean planting for the 2021/22 season has been 98.8% complete, an increase of 0.6% from a week ago, but compared to the previous year. It lags 0.7% year-on-year.
CONAB monitors the situation in the country’s 12 main soybean-producing regions, which account for 97 percent of the country’s soybean acreage: Tocantins, Maranhao, Piaui, Bahia, Matogro Sao, Mato Grosso do Sul, Goiás, Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.
Soybean planting is now largely complete in 10 states, ranging from 97% to 100%. Rio Grande do Sul and Maranhão have the slowest planting progress at 94% and 92% respectively.