Food Outlook 10/96 Appendix Table

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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 14.0 13.3 25.9 19.5 18.7
China 2/ 0.2 0.3 0.4 4.1 0.4 1.0
India 4.2 3.2 2.6 4.4 4.4 3.6
Indonesia - - - - - -
Japan 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.9 0.9 0.8
Korea, D. P. R. - - - - - -
Myanmar 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.6
Pakistan 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.6 1.4 1.4
Saudi Arabia - - - 1.7 0.5 0.1
Thailand 5.9 5.5 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.7
Turkey - - - 2.7 1.7 1.6
Viet Nam 2.3 2.8 2.6 2.5 3.0 2.8
AFRICA 0.3 0.3 0.3 5.7 2.8 3.3
Egypt 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
South Africa - - - 3.6 1.0 3.0
Sudan - - - 0.4 0.2 0.2
Zimbabwe - - - 0.6 0.2 0.2
CENTRAL AMERICA - - - 0.2 0.2 0.1
SOUTH AMERICA 1.2 1.3 1.4 15.3 12.4 15.7
Argentina 0.4 0.4 0.4 14.1 11.1 14.4
Suriname 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Uruguay 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
NORTH AMERICA 3.1 2.6 2.3 118.6 122.3 99.7
Canada - - - 25.9 20.6 24.4
United States 3.1 2.6 2.3 92.7 101.6 75.3
EUROPE 0.4 0.3 0.3 31.8 24.5 28.4
EC 3/ 0.4 0.3 0.3 25.0 15.9 24.8
Hungary - - - 2.6 2.5 1.9
Poland - - - - 0.5 0.6
Romania - - - 1.1 3.0 0.6
CIS 4/ - - - 1.8 1.0 0.7
OCEANIA 0.5 0.5 0.7 11.1 16.7 17.7
Australia 0.5 0.5 0.7 11.0 16.6 17.7
WORLD 21.0 19.0 18.3 5/ 210.2 199.5 184.3
Developing countries 16.6 15.3 14.8 42.6 33.1 35.1
Developed countries 4.4 3.8 3.5 167.7 166.4 149.3

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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