Survey of Commercial Stocks of Corn and Soybeans

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Authority: Collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S19. Completion of this questionnaire is a legal requirement under the Statistics Act.

Purpose: This information is required to provide private industry, producers and governments with accurate and timely data.

Ontario: To reduce response burden and to ensure more uniform statistics, Statistics Canada has entered into an agreement under Section 12 of the Statistics Act with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for the sharing of information from this survey.

August 31, 2009


  1. Please report inventories held in your company's elevators in metric tonnes.
  2. Exclude stocks held in elevators licensed by the Canadian Grain Commission but include imports.
  3. Please keep a copy of this report for your file and return a copy to Statistics Canada within one week.
  4. You may return this questionnaire by mail or facsimile. The Agriculture Division facsimile number is (613) 951-3868. Statistics Canada advises you that there could be a risk of disclosure of your information if you choose to return it by fax, e-mail or other electronic means. Upon receipt of your information, Statistics Cananda will provide the level of protection required by the Statistics Act.
  5. Enter only the stock owned by the company and held in company owned elevators in the "Company Owned" column. Enter any other stock in the "Held For" column; i.e. Farm Accounts, Storage Receipts and Other Companies.
  6. If you have any questions, please telephone (613) 931-3050. Thank you

Stocks at August 31

  • Grain:
    • Grain Corn
    • Soybeans (exclude roasted)
  • Company Owned: (metric tonnes)
  • Held for: (metric tonnes)
    • Farm Accounts
    • Storage Receipts
    • Other
  • Total: (metric tonnes)


  • Amount of corn used in manufacturing from September 1, 2008 to August 31, 2009 (metric tonnes)

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