September 3, 2003



China's Soybean Output to Attain 17 Million Tons in 2003



It was reported on Sept 2 that China's soybean growing area is estimated to be 139 million mu (15 mu equal to one hectare) this year, up 5.4 per cent year-on-year.


As a result, soybean output this year is expected to reach 17 million tons.