Food Outlook 06/96

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A.1 a) - WORLD CEREAL PRODUCTION - Forecast for 1996 as of May 1996

Wheat
Coarse Grains
1994
1995
estim..
1996
f’cast
1994
1995
estim.
1996
f’cast
( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tons .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 214.7 231.2 232.3 189.2 195.4 196.2
Bangladesh 1.1 1.2 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
China 1/ 99.3 106.6 105.0 116.0 120.7 122.5
India 59.1 65.5 66.2 30.1 29.8 31.4
Indonesia - - - 6.9 8.2 6.7
Iran, Islamic Rep. of 10.9 11.2 11.0 3.6 3.7 3.6
Japan 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.2
Korea, D. P. R. 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.9 2.4 2.1
Korea, Rep. of - - - 0.3 0.4 0.4
Myanmar 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.4
Pakistan 15.2 17.0 18.0 2.0 1.8 1.8
Philippines - - - 4.5 4.2 4.1
Saudi Arabia 2.4 2.5 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.3
Thailand - - - 4.2 4.4 4.2
Turkey 17.5 18.0 20.0 9.3 9.9 9.9
Viet Nam - - - 1.1 1.4 1.0
AFRICA 15.7 13.9 20.1 83.1 71.2 85.2
North Africa 11.3 9.1 14.9 11.0 8.4 13.0
Egypt 4.4 5.7 5.8 6.4 6.9 6.9
Morocco 5.5 1.1 5.5 4.0 0.7 3.7
Sub-Saharan Africa 4.0 4.8 5.2 72.1 62.8 72.1
Western Africa - 0.1 - 30.2 30.1 30.8
Nigeria - - - 17.9 18.4 18.7
Central Africa - - - 2.2 2.6 2.3
Eastern Africa 2.1 2.5 2.5 19.8 19.7 19.6
Ethiopia 1.3 1.6 1.5 6.2 7.0 6.9
Sudan 0.5 0.4 0.6 4.6 3.1 3.5
Southern Africa 2.2 2.3 2.7 19.9 10.4 19.4
Madagascar - - - 0.2 0.2 0.2
South Africa 1.8 2.1 2.4 14.1 5.3 10.9
Zimbabwe 0.1 0.1 0.3 2.0 0.9 2.9
CENTRAL AMERICA 4.2 3.6 3.3 25.8 24.6 27.2
Mexico 4.2 3.6 3.3 22.3 20.9 23.3
SOUTH AMERICA 15.8 12.6 17.7 55.2 58.6 53.8
Argentina 11.3 8.7 13.0 13.3 13.8 13.4
Brazil 2.1 1.6 2.6 33.2 36.9 32.0
Colombia 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.9 1.7 1.7
NORTH AMERICA 86.3 84.9 84.9 309.0 233.9 292.8
Canada 23.1 25.4 28.5 23.7 24.3 26.7
United States 63.2 59.5 56.4 285.3 209.6 266.1
EUROPE 121.1 125.0 125.1 141.5 146.4 149.0
Bulgaria 3.8 3.4 2.9 2.6 3.1 2.3
EC 2/ 82.5 87.7 92.0 79.1 90.3 96.3
Hungary 4.9 4.6 5.0 6.8 6.4 6.6
Poland 7.7 8.7 7.5 14.1 17.2 14.4
Romania 6.1 7.7 6.0 12.0 12.2 11.9
CIS 3/ 59.6 58.0 69.7 80.8 59.6 69.4
OCEANIA 9.2 18.0 18.2 5.6 9.4 9.5
Australia 9.0 17.8 18.0 5.0 8.8 8.9
WORLD 526.5 547.3 571.4 890.1 799.1 883.0
Developing countries 247.9 258.5 270.4 338.9 344.3 351.2
Developed countries 278.6 288.7 301.0 551.2 454.8 531.8

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Including Taiwan Province.
2/ Up to 1994, twelve member countries; from 1995, includes 15 member countries.
3/ In cleaned weight; Commonwealth of Independent States.
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