FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook March/April 19971

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Table A.11 - WHEAT AND MAIZE FUTURES PRICES 1/


May July September December

this year last year this year last year this year last year this year last year

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . U.S.$/ton . . . . . . . . . . . .)
WHEAT







February 20 133 181 130 166 131 167 134 170
27 138 181 134 170 135 171 138 175
March 2 138 179 133 167 134 168 138 172
13 139 178 135 165 136 166 139 170
20 146 172 143 163 144 165 147 169
27 145 184 143 173 144 173 147 177
MAIZE







February 20 114 151 114 148 111 129 111 123
27 116 152 116 150 112 131 110 125
March 2 120 150 120 147 115 128 114 123
13 117 153 117 150 114 130 113 125
20 120 152 120 147 117 128 116 123
27 120 157 121 151 117 131 116 125

SOURCE: Chicago Board of Trade
1/ Prices refer to Thursday quotations.

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