CHINESE JOURNAL OF OIL CROP SCIENCES ›› 2022, Vol. 44 ›› Issue (2): 242-248.doi: 10.19802/j.issn.1007-9084.2022015

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Current situation of soybean production and consumption in China and strategies to improve self-sufficiency rate

Lu-lu LIU1(), Jian-fei LI2, Yue SHU2, xiao-yang CHEN3, Gui-xiang TANG1,2()   

  1. 1.Institute of Crop Science, Zhejiang University /Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Resources, Hangzhou 310058,China
    2.Hainan Institute of Zhejiang University, Sanya 572024,China
    3.Zhejiang Seed Management General Station, Hangzhou 310020,China
  • Received:2022-01-18 Online:2022-04-25 Published:2022-05-06
  • Contact: Gui-xiang TANG E-mail:lll9012@126.com;tanggx@zju.edu.cn


Low self-sufficiency rate and the higher foreign dependence rate of about 87% have seriously threatened the soybean safety in China. In recent years, with the changes of the international situation and the COVID-19 epidemic, soybean production, processing and consumption in China have attracted more attention at home and abroad. China unveiled "No. 1 central document" proposed a soybean revitalization plan in 2019, putting forward the goal of "one expansion and two improvements" to strengthen the competitiveness of China's soybean industry in the international agricultural market. This paper reviewed the current situation of soybean production, processing, trade and consumption in China in recent years, and upgraded strategies to enhance China's soybean industry and enhanced the self-sufficiency rate according to China's national conditions.

Key words: soybean industry, consumption status, development strategy

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