FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook March/April 19971

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Table A.6 - AUSTRALIA: CEREAL PRODUCTION FORECASTS FOR 1996


1994 1995 1996 forecast Change 1996 over 1995

( . . . . . . . . thousand tons . . . . . . . . . ) (percentage)
Wheat 9 036 17 263 23 497 + 36.1
Oats 897 1 672 1 616 - 3.3
Barley 2 913 6 252 6 080 - 2.8
Sorghum 931 1 272 1 555 + 22.2
Maize 204 242 317 + 31.0
Triticale 182 305 537 + 76.1
Rice (paddy) 1 080 1 140 951 - 16.6

SOURCE: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 25 February 1997.

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