FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook July/August/September 1997

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Table A.12 - AUSTRALIA: CEREAL PRODUCTION FORECASTS FOR 1997


1995 1996 1997 Change 1997
over 1996

( . . . . . . thousand tons . . . . . ) ( percentage )
Wheat 17 263 23 587 16 245 -31.1
Oats 1 672 1 616 1 349 -16.5
Barley 6 252 6 632 4 150 -37.4
Sorghum 1 272 1 555 1 100 -29.3
Maize 242 317 310 -2.2
Triticale 305 537 370 -31.1
Rice (paddy) 1 140 951 1 407 47.9

SOURCE: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2 July 1997.

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