Food Outlook 09/96

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Table A.3 b) - WORLD EXPORTS OF CEREALS

Rice (milled)
Total Cereals 1/
1995
1996 estim.
1997 f'cast
1994/95
1995/96 estim.
1996/97 f'cast
( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 15.5 13.8 25.7 19.8
China 2/ 0.2 0.4 4.1 0.8
India 4.2 3.0 4.4 4.2
Indonesia - - - -
Japan 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.9
Korea, D. P. R. - - - -
Myanmar 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5
Pakistan 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.4
Saudi Arabia - - 1.7 0.5
Thailand 5.9 5.6 6.1 5.8
Turkey - - 2.5 1.9
Viet Nam 2.3 2.6 2.5 2.8
AFRICA 0.2 0.3 5.5 2.8
Egypt 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
South Africa - - 3.5 1.0
Sudan - - 0.4 0.2
Zimbabwe - - 0.6 0.2
CENTRAL AMERICA - - 0.2 0.3
SOUTH AMERICA 1.2 1.3 15.3 12.5
Argentina 0.4 0.4 14.1 11.1
Suriname 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Uruguay 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
NORTH AMERICA 3.1 2.7 118.5 123.5
Canada - - 25.8 21.8
United States 3.1 2.7 92.7 101.7
EUROPE 0.4 0.3 31.8 27.4
EC 3/ 0.4 0.3 25.0 18.1
Hungary - - 2.6 2.5
Poland - - - 1.1
Romania - - 1.1 3.0
CIS 4/ - - 0.6 0.6
OCEANIA 0.5 0.6 11.1 16.7
Australia 0.5 0.6 11.0 16.6
WORLD 20.9 19.0 18.5 5/ 208.7 203.7 186.4
Developing countries 16.5 15.0 15.0 42.3 33.5 35.2
Developed countries 4.4 4.0 3.5 166.5 170.2 151.2

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Trade in rice refers to the calendar year of the second year shown.
2/ Including Taiwan Province.
3/ Excluding trade between EC member countries; from 1995/96, includes 15 member countries.
4/ Commonwealth of Independent States; excluding intratrade.
5/ Highly tentative.
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