Argentina soy supply chain

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Argentina soy data highlights

Over Time

Soy Volume (t)

2015

54M

2019

Soy deforestation exposure (ha)

2015

16k

2019

Exporting Companies

5 companies
are exposed to

60% of Deforestation

of Argentina soy exports

top 5 Companies
By deforestation exposure (2019)
UNION AGRICOLA DE AVELLANEDA COOPERATIVA LTDA
2.5k ha
VICENTIN
2.1k
ACEITERA GENERAL DEHEZA SA.
1.7k
GLENCORE
1.6k
CARGILL
1.4k
OTHER Companies
6.3k

Hotspots

10% of Regions (DEPARTMENTS)
account for

98% of Deforestation

of Argentina soy production

top 5 DEPARTMENTS
By deforestation exposure (2019)
ALMIRANTE BROWN
4.5k ha
MORENO
1.5k
ALBERDI
1.5k
MAIPU
1k
JUAN F. IBARRA
940
OTHER DEPARTMENTS
5.6k

Importing Countries

5 countries
are exposed to

44% of Deforestation

of Argentina soy imports

top 5 Importing Countries
By deforestation exposure (2019)
CHINA (MAINLAND)
1.5k ha
VIETNAM
1.4k
INDONESIA
1k
INDIA
1k
SPAIN
520
OTHER Importing Countries
6.9k

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Soy production in Argentina (Credit: Giuliana/Adobe Stock)

Argentina: The overlooked hub of South American soy

August 2022
By Michael Lathuillière

New Trase data on Argentina’s soy supply chain highlights how indirect soy supply in South America could be hiding deforestation in global supply chains.

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