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

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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






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
1996/97 181 158 157 135 133 125 299
1996 - August 193 175 167 186 173 150 306
1997 - February 176 144 149 122 115 116 295
March 177 154 168 128 121 125 318
April 187 157 179 125 119 121 321
May 174 152 175 119 115 116 329
June 151 132 159 112 114 113 313
July 141 128 162 106 108 107 289
August 5/ I 148 139 165 107 110 109 282
II 152 137 159 113 113 113 293
III 152 143 158 117 116 116 279
IV 154 146 155 115 112 112 286

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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