FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook May/June 1997 Appendix Table A.6

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Table A.6 - EXPORT PRICES OF CEREALS AND SOYBEANS


Wheat Maize Sorghum Soybeans

U.S. No.2
Hard Winter
Ord. Prot. 1/
U.S. Soft Red
Winter No.2
2/
Argentina
Trigo Pan
3/
U.S. No.2
Yellow
4/
Argentina
3/
U.S. No.2
Yellow
1/
U.S. No.2
Yellow
4/

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U.S. $/ton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
July/June






1992/93 143 142 124 97 103 95 220
1993/94 143 132 120 113 116 109 254
1994/95 157 145 136 104 110 103 221
1995/96 216 198 218 159 160 156 273
1996 - May 263 214 217 204 200 191 306
October 181 162 143 131 142 119 275
November 184 158 134 118 129 111 270
December 179 158 139 117 124 108 272
1997 - January 179 154 146 118 106 110 281
February 176 144 149 122 115 116 295
March I 177 154 168 128 121 125 318
April 187 157 179 125 119 121 321
May 5/ I 179 157 180 125 122 119 332
II 178 165 180 120 112 116 337
III 178 156 173 120 109 118 324
IV 162 148 183 116 112 115 321

SOURCES: International Grain Council, USDA, and Reuters.
1/ F.o.b. U.S. Gulf ports. 2/ F.o.b. U.S. Atlantic ports. 3/ F.o.b. Argentine ports. 4/ Delivered U.S. Gulf ports.
5/ Weekly prices refer to Thursdays, except for U.S. No.2 Hard Winter Wheat which is based on Tuesday quotations.
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