Paraguay soy supply chain

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Paraguay soy data highlights

Over Time

Soy Volume (t)

2014

7.4M

2019

Soy deforestation exposure (ha)

2014

41k

2019

Exporting Companies

5 companies
are exposed to

71% of Deforestation

of Paraguay soy exports

top 5 Companies
By deforestation exposure (2019)
ADM
8.8k ha
CARGILL
6.4k
LOUIS DREYFUS
4.9k
FRANCISCO VIERCI Y CIA
4.8k
BUNGE
4.5k
OTHER Companies
12k

Hotspots

9% of Regions (DEPARTMENTS)
account for

41% of Deforestation

of Paraguay soy production

top 5 DEPARTMENTS
By deforestation exposure (2019)
SAN PEDRO
17k ha
CAAGUAZU
5.9k
CANINDEYU
5.5k
CONCEPCION
3.9k
AMAMBAY
2.8k
OTHER DEPARTMENTS
6.6k

Importing Countries

5 countries
are exposed to

55% of Deforestation

of Paraguay soy imports

top 5 Importing Countries
By deforestation exposure (2019)
ARGENTINA
12k ha
CHILE
3.9k
INDIA
2.6k
POLAND
2.4k
PERU
2.4k
OTHER Importing Countries
19k

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Soy field in Paraguay

Soy deforestation risk in Paraguay continues despite decline

June 2021
By Maria Tyldesley

Countries importing soy produced in Paraguay’s Atlantic Forest biome are still exposed to illegal deforestation risk, despite a large fall in the rate of deforestation.

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