FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook March/April 19971

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Table A.3 a) - WORLD EXPORTS OF CEREALS


Wheat (July/June) 1/ Coarse Grains (July/June)

1994/95 1995/96 estim. 1996/97 f'cast 1994/95 1995/96 estim. 1996/97 f'cast

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 4.3 3.4 2.2 5.8 1.8 2.5
China 2/ - - - 3.9 - 0.7
India 0.2 1.2 0.2 - - -
Indonesia - - - - - -
Japan 0.4 0.3 0.3 - - -
Korea, D. P. R. - - - - - -
Myanmar - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
Pakistan - - - - - -
Saudi Arabia 1.6 0.5 - - - -
Thailand - - - 0.1 0.2 0.2
Turkey 1.7 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7
Viet Nam - - - 0.2 0.2 0.2
AFRICA 0.2 0.2 0.2 5.2 3.3 3.6
Egypt - - - - - -
South Africa 0.1 0.2 0.2 3.4 1.6 1.8
Sudan - - - 0.4 0.2 0.6
Zimbabwe - - - 0.6 0.2 0.2
CENTRAL AMERICA 0.1 0.2 - 0.1 - -
SOUTH AMERICA 8.0 4.3 9.1 6.0 6.6 7.0
Argentina 7.9 4.2 9.0 5.9 6.3 6.5
Suriname - - - - - -
Uruguay - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
NORTH AMERICA 53.4 50.7 43.0 62.3 70.0 55.4
Canada 21.2 17.2 18.5 4.9 3.6 5.0
United States 32.2 33.5 24.5 57.4 66.4 50.4
EUROPE 20.3 18.5 16.8 10.1 6.5 10.0
EC 3/ 17.0 12.2 15.5 7.6 4.3 8.3
Hungary 1.8 2.3 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.7
Poland - 0.2 0.1 - 0.3 0.3
Romania 0.1 2.0 0.1 0.1 1.0 0.5
CIS 4/ 0.4 0.2 1.1 1.4 1.0 0.4
OCEANIA 7.9 12.1 15.0 2.6 3.8 4.0
Australia 7.9 12.1 15.0 2.6 3.7 4.0
WORLD 94.6 89.6 87.4 93.5 93.0 82.9
Developing countries 12.1 7.6 11.0 13.6 10.2 11.3
Developed countries 82.6 81.9 76.4 79.9 82.8 71.7

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Including wheat flour in wheat grain equivalent, but excluding semolina.
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.

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