FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook 97/01

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A.1 a) - WORLD CEREAL PRODUCTION - Estimates for 1996 as of January 1997


Wheat Coarse Grains

1994 1995 prelim. 1996 estim. 1994 1995 prelim. 1996 estim.

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 215.8 226.8 229.4 192.8 202.9 210.2
Bangladesh 1.1 1.2 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
China 1/ 99.3 102.2 109.0 119.0 129.1 134.4
India 59.8 65.5 62.6 30.1 28.6 31.5
Indonesia - - - 6.9 8.2 8.9
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 2.4
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 16.9 2.0 1.9 1.9
Philippines - - - 4.5 4.1 4.2
Saudi Arabia 2.8 2.5 1.2 2.2 2.1 0.7
Thailand - - - 4.2 4.4 4.2
Turkey 17.5 18.0 18.5 9.3 9.9 10.3
Viet Nam - - - 1.1 1.4 1.4
AFRICA 15.7 13.5 22.3 82.9 72.7 90.8
North Africa 11.3 8.7 16.3 11.0 8.4 13.6
Egypt 4.4 5.5 5.7 6.4 6.9 6.7
Morocco 5.5 1.1 5.9 4.0 0.7 4.1
Sub-Saharan Africa 4.4 4.7 6.0 71.9 64.2 77.2
Western Africa - 0.1 0.1 30.3 31.4 32.1
Nigeria - - - 17.9 19.8 20.4
Central Africa - - - 2.2 2.6 2.6
Eastern Africa 2.2 2.5 3.0 19.6 19.9 23.0
Ethiopia 1.3 1.7 2.0 6.0 7.5 9.2
Sudan 0.5 0.4 0.6 4.5 2.8 4.7
Southern Africa 2.1 2.1 2.9 19.9 10.3 19.6
Madagascar - - - 0.2 0.2 0.2
South Africa 1.8 2.0 2.6 14.1 5.3 10.9
Zimbabwe 0.2 0.1 0.3 2.0 0.9 2.8
CENTRAL AMERICA 4.2 3.5 3.6 25.8 24.6 26.6
Mexico 4.2 3.5 3.6 22.3 20.9 22.8
SOUTH AMERICA 15.8 13.0 21.0 55.1 58.5 54.2
Argentina 11.3 9.2 15.2 13.3 13.8 13.5
Brazil 2.1 1.5 3.2 33.2 36.5 32.3
Colombia 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.9 1.6 1.6
NORTH AMERICA 86.3 84.4 92.6 309.0 233.9 296.5
Canada 23.1 25.0 30.5 23.7 24.3 28.7
United States 63.2 59.4 62.1 285.3 209.6 267.8
EUROPE 120.7 124.9 128.6 141.9 147.0 159.0
Bulgaria 3.8 3.4 1.8 2.6 3.1 1.7
EC 2/ 82.4 87.7 99.9 79.1 90.4 104.9
Hungary 4.9 4.6 3.9 6.8 6.4 6.7
Poland 7.7 8.7 8.5 14.1 17.2 16.2
Romania 6.1 7.7 3.2 12.0 11.9 11.3
CIS 3/ 59.7 63.0 68.9 80.6 61.1 56.8
OCEANIA 9.1 18.0 21.6 5.9 9.9 10.7
Australia 8.9 17.8 21.3 5.3 9.3 10.1
WORLD 527.4 547.1 588.0 893.8 810.7 904.9
Developing countries 249.0 254.2 273.0 342.2 353.2 370.7
Developed countries 278.4 292.9 315.0 551.6 457.5 534.1

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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