FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook 97/01

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Table A.9 - EXPORT PRICES OF CEREALS AND SOYBEANS


Wheat Maize Sorghum Soybeans

U.S. No.2 Hard
Winter Ord.
Prot. 1/
U.S. Soft Red
Winter No.2
2/
Argentina
Trigo Pan
3/
U.S. No.2
Yellow
4/
Argentina
3/
U.S. No.2
Yellow
1/
U.S. No.2
Yellow
4/

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U.S. $/ton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
July/June






1992/93 143 142 124 97 103 95 220
1993/94 143 132 120 113 116 109 254
1994/95 157 145 136 104 110 103 221
1995/96 216 198 218 159 160 156 273
1996 - January 209 197 222 156 154 157 287
June 233 182 189 198 187 185 291
July 204 178 174 198 182 168 298
August 193 175 167 186 173 150 306
September 182 170 151 145 156 137 312
October 181 162 143 131 142 119 275
November 184 158 134 118 129 111 270
December 179 158 139 117 124 108 272
1997 - January 5/ I 178 158 140 115 103 105 271
II 179 157 150 115 102 107 272
III 178 154 149 121 108 112 290
IV 180 153 143 119 106 112 286

SOURCES: International Grain Council, USDA, and Reuters.
1/ F.o.b. U.S. Gulf ports.
2/ F.o.b. U.S. Atlantic ports.
3/ F.o.b. Argentine ports.
4/ Delivered U.S. Gulf ports.
5/ Weekly prices refer to Thursdays, except for U.S. No.2 Hard Winter Wheat which is based on Tuesday quotations.

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