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

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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 12.4 19.9 19.8
China 2/ 0.3 0.5 0.4 2.7
India 3.6 1.7 5.1 2.3
Indonesia - - - -
Japan 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.6
Korea, D. P. R. - - - -
Myanmar 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2
Pakistan 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8
Saudi Arabia - - 0.4 -
Thailand 5.3 4.8 5.4 5.0
Turkey - - 1.6 1.5
Viet Nam 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
AFRICA 0.3 0.3 2.7 4.7
Egypt 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
South Africa - - 0.6 2.2
Sudan - - 0.2 0.6
Zimbabwe - - 0.1 0.3
CENTRAL AMERICA - - 0.4 0.2
SOUTH AMERICA 1.4 1.6 12.3 23.0
Argentina 0.4 0.4 10.8 21.2
Suriname 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Uruguay 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8
NORTH AMERICA 2.6 2.5 123.3 104.6
Canada - - 20.7 22.8
United States 2.6 2.5 102.6 81.9
EUROPE 0.2 0.2 25.1 26.5
EC 3/ 0.2 0.2 16.7 24.1
Hungary - - 2.6 1.2
Poland - - 0.2 0.3
Romania - - 3.0 0.5
CIS 4/ - - 1.3 1.5
OCEANIA 0.6 0.7 16.4 23.2
Australia 0.6 0.7 16.4 23.2
WORLD 19.5 17.7 18.1 5/ 201.3 203.4 201.1
Developing countries 15.9 14.0 14.5 34.3 44.8 39.1
Developed countries 3.6 3.7 3.6 167.1 158.6 162.0

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.

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