FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook May/June 1997 Appendix Table A.3 b)

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Table A.3 b) - WORLD EXPORTS OF CEREALS


Rice (milled) Total Cereals 1/

1996 1997
estim.
1998
f'cast
1995/96 1996/97
estim.
1997/98
f'cast

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 14.4 13.1 19.9 19.1
China 2/ 0.3 0.6 0.4 1.5
India 3.6 2.3 5.1 2.9
Indonesia - - - -
Japan 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.7
Korea, D. P. R. - - - -
Myanmar 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2
Pakistan 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.9
Saudi Arabia - - 0.4 -
Thailand 5.3 5.0 5.4 5.2
Turkey - - 1.6 1.5
Viet Nam 3.1 3.0 3.3 3.2
AFRICA 0.3 0.3 2.7 4.4
Egypt 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
South Africa - - 0.6 2.0
Sudan - - 0.2 0.6
Zimbabwe - - 0.1 0.3
CENTRAL AMERICA - - 0.4 0.2
SOUTH AMERICA 1.4 1.4 12.4 18.8
Argentina 0.4 0.4 11.0 17.2
Suriname 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Uruguay 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
NORTH AMERICA 2.6 2.4 123.5 104.2
Canada - - 20.9 22.5
United States 2.6 2.4 102.6 81.7
EUROPE 0.2 0.2 25.3 27.4
EC 3/ 0.2 0.2 16.7 24.3
Hungary - - 2.6 1.7
Poland - - 0.4 0.4
Romania - - 3.0 0.6
CIS 4/ - - 1.1 1.3
OCEANIA 0.6 0.7 16.4 21.6
Australia 0.6 0.7 16.4 21.6
WORLD 19.5 18.1 18.1 5/ 201.8 196.9 197.1
Developing countries 15.9 14.5 14.5 34.4 39.8 38.5
Developed countries 3.6 3.6 3.6 167.3 157.1 158.6

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Trade in rice refers to the calendar year of the second year shown.
2/ Including Taiwan Province.
3/ Excluding trade between the fifteen EC member countries.
4/ Commonwealth of Independent States; excluding intratrade.
5/ Highly tentative. Assumes no change from 1997 total.
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