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ESTIMATED 1996/97 CEREAL IMPORT REQUIREMENTS OF LOW-INCOME FOOD-DEFICIT COUNTRIES 1/ (thousand tons)

b) 1996/97 estimates for LIFD countries which have entered the 1996/97 marketing year

1995/96 or 1996
1996/97 or 1997
Actual imports
Import position
COUNTRY
Marketing year
Commercial purchases
Food aid
Total commercial and aid
Total import requirements (excluding re-exports)
Total commercial and aid
Food aid allocated committed or shipped
Commercial purchases
AFRICA
16 383.0 1 208.4 17 591.4 13 722 4 933.2 572.6 4 360.6
Northern Africa
12 508.9 203.5 12 712.4 10 090 3 797.8 45.0 3 752.8
Egypt

July/June

8 600.4 202.0 8 802.4 8 810 2 617.5 45.0 2 572.5
Morocco

July/June

3 908.5 1.5 3 910.0 1 280 1 180.3 0.0 1 180.3
Eastern Africa
51.2 13.2 64.4 50 30.3 8.7 21.6
Kenya Oct./Sept. 443.3 32.3 475.6 1 050 25.9 25.9 0.0
Somalia

Sept./Aug.

153.0 14.7 167.7 203 7.5 7.5 0.0
Tanzania

June/May

51.2 13.2 64.4 50 30.3 8.7 21.6
Southern Africa
1 371.3 908.7 2 280.0 1 300 770.3 442.9 327.4
Angola

April/March

255.0 228.7 483.7 442 181.0 161.1 19.9
Lesotho

April/March

220.3 36.6 256.9 149 53.0 34.8 18.2
Madagascar

April/March

118.9 27.4 146.3 141 22.5 22.5 0.0
Malawi

April/March

7.9 219.4 227.3 95 57.4 52.4 5.0
Mozambique

April/March

133.6 332.9 466.5 300 168.5 150.0 18.5
Swaziland

May/April

71.3 6.1 77.4 58 27.2 6.0 21.2
Zambia

May/April

254.0 57.6 311.6 50 82.1 9.1 73.0
Zimbabwe

April/March

310.3 0.0 310.3 65 178.6 7.0 171.6
Western Africa
1 998.0 69.6 2 067.6 1 825.0 323.4 69.6 253.8
Coastal countries 1 998.0 69.6 2 067.6 1 825 323.4 69.6 253.8
Côte d'Ivoire

July/June

551.7 35.3 587.0 535 43.1 39.7 3.4
Ghana Oct./Sept. 215.7 34.3 250.0 270 29.6 29.6 0.0
Nigeria

July/June

1 230.6 0.0 1 230.6 1 020 250.7 0.3 250.4
Central Africa
453.6 13.4 467.0 457 11.4 6.4 5.0
Cameroon

July/June

320.9 4.1 325.0 325 5.0 0.0 5.0
Cent.Afr.Rep.

Sept./Aug.

34.0 0.0 34.0 34 0.0 0.0 0.0
Congo

July/June

98.7 9.3 108.0 98 6.4 6.4 0.0
ASIA
42 191.8 1 668.4 43 860.2 35 529 10 016.3 614.3 9 402.0
Afghanistan

July/June

1 069.4 200.6 1 270.0 1 460 45.7 45.7 0.0
Bangladesh

July/June

1 856.8 743.2 2 600.0 2 450 248.1 237.9 10.2
Bhutan

July/June

32.0 0.0 32.0 32 0.0 0.0 0.0
China

July/June

25 103.5 246.5 25 350.0 17 365 5 842.6 14.5 5 828.1
India

April/March

0.1 258.9 259.0 200 156.4 156.4 0.0
Indonesia

April/March

6 217.5 17.5 6 235.0 6 235 1 707.0 0.0 1 707.0
Jordan

July/June

1 530.9 132.1 1 663.0 1 635 699.5 91.3 608.2
Mongolia

Oct./Sept.

270.0 0.0 270.0 270 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nepal

July/June

51.5 29.4 80.9 82 2.1 2.1 0.0
Pakistan

May/April

2 082.7 15.0 2 097.7 1 900 445.9 35.1 410.8
Philippines

July/June

3 396.9 10.7 3 407.6 3 300 846.5 31.3 815.2
Syria

July/June

580.5 14.5 595.0 600 22.5 0.0 22.5
CENTRAL AMERICA 1 171.3 206.0 1 377.3 1 155 382.9 119.1 151.0
Guatemala

July/June

484.1 25.2 509.3 460 119.5 25.1 94.4
Haiti

July/June

310.6 79.8 390.4 275 57.4 45.1 12.3
Honduras

July/June

201.8 57.8 259.6 285 153.2 25.7 14.7
Nicaragua

July/June

174.8 43.2 218.0 135 52.8 23.2 29.6
SOUTH AMERICA 236.7 76.4 313.1 301 105.6 105.6 0.0
Bolivia

July/June

236.7 76.4 313.1 301 105.6 105.6 0.0
EUROPE/CIS 5/6/ 4 095.0 1 213.0 5 308.0 5 133 289.1 235.5 53.6
Armenia

July/June

61.0 222.0 283.0 345 64.5 64.5 0.0
Albania

July/June

330.0 25.0 355.0 415 114.0 64.0 50.0
Azerbaijan

July/June

441.0 187.0 628.0 555 5.0 5.0 0.0
Georgia

July/June

96.0 381.0 477.0 303 53.5 53.5 0.0
Macedonia, FYR

July/June

240.0 0.0 240.0 240 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kyrgyz Republic

July/June

95.0 154.0 249.0 17 7.0 7.0 0.0
Tajikistan

July/June

303.0 139.0 442.0 368 45.1 41.5 3.6
Turkmenistan

July/June

209.0 105.0 314.0 510 0.0 0.0 0.0
Uzbekistan

July/June

2 320.0 0.0 2 320.0 2 380 0.0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL
64 077.8 4 372.2 68 450.0 55 840 15 727.1 1 647.1 13 967.2

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