FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook February 1998

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Table A.1 b) - WORLD CEREAL PRODUCTION - Estimates for 1997 as of January 1998


Rice (paddy) Total Cereals 1/

1995 1996
estim.
1997
f’cast
1995 1996
estim.
1997
f’cast

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tonnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 504.9 519.9 520.2 935.3 976.1 967.8
Bangladesh 26.5 28.1 28.5 27.9 29.6 30.1
China 2/ 187.3 197.0 198.5 418.6 453.5 443.7
India 119.6 121.0 122.7 215.0 217.9 222.8
Indonesia 49.7 51.1 49.1 58.0 59.1 57.6
Iran, Islamic Rep. of 2.3 2.6 2.4 16.5 16.5 16.2
Japan 13.4 12.9 13.0 14.1 13.7 13.9
Korea, D. P. R. 2.6 2.0 1.7 5.1 4.5 4.1
Korea, Rep. of 6.4 7.3 7.5 6.8 7.7 7.9
Myanmar 18.0 17.4 16.7 18.5 17.9 17.3
Pakistan 5.9 6.4 6.4 24.7 25.1 24.5
Philippines 11.2 11.2 11.2 15.3 15.3 15.5
Saudi Arabia - - - 4.5 1.9 2.2
Thailand 21.3 21.3 20.6 25.7 25.9 24.8
Turkey 0.3 0.3 0.3 28.2 29.3 29.7
Viet Nam 26.8 27.3 27.5 28.0 28.6 28.8
AFRICA 14.5 15.7 16.8 98.8 126.0 110.6
North Africa 4.8 4.9 5.6 21.7 35.1 24.8
Egypt 4.8 4.9 5.6 16.8 17.2 18.2
Morocco 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.8 10.1 4.1
Sub-Saharan Africa 9.6 10.7 11.1 77.0 90.9 85.8
Western Africa 5.6 6.6 7.0 35.5 37.0 37.7
Nigeria 2.5 3.1 3.3 20.8 21.6 22.2
Central Africa 0.5 0.5 0.6 3.1 3.1 3.0
Eastern Africa 0.9 0.8 0.8 23.3 25.5 22.7
Ethiopia - - - 9.2 10.9 8.4
Sudan - - - 3.3 5.3 4.7
Southern Africa 2.6 2.8 2.8 15.2 25.3 22.4
Madagascar 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7
South Africa - - - 7.2 13.5 11.8
Zimbabwe - - - 1.0 3.1 2.7
CENTRAL AMERICA 1.9 2.0 2.1 30.0 32.4 34.2
Mexico 0.4 0.4 0.5 24.7 27.1 29.1
SOUTH AMERICA 19.1 18.2 18.0 91.2 94.5 98.0
Argentina 0.9 1.0 1.2 24.2 30.4 32.2
Brazil 11.2 10.2 9.6 49.6 46.2 47.1
Colombia 1.8 1.6 1.7 3.5 3.3 3.2
NORTH AMERICA 7.9 7.8 8.1 326.3 396.0 392.1
Canada - - - 49.3 58.3 49.6
United States 7.9 7.8 8.1 276.9 337.7 342.5
EUROPE 2.2 2.9 2.6 274.1 291.7 307.8
Bulgaria - - - 6.5 3.4 6.2
EC 3/ 2.2 2.8 2.5 180.1 207.9 206.8
Hungary - - - 11.1 11.3 13.8
Poland - - - 25.9 25.3 25.2
Romania - - - 19.9 14.2 21.5
CIS 4/ 1.4 1.3 1.4 126.1 123.9 149.0
OCEANIA 1.2 1.0 1.4 29.0 36.7 29.3
Australia 1.1 1.0 1.4 28.2 35.8 28.2
WORLD 553.0 568.7 570.6 1910.7 2077.4 2088.8
Developing countries 526.9 542.9 544.1 1133.7 1201.8 1184.8
Developed countries 26.0 25.8 26.5 777.0 875.6 904.1

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Rice is included in the cereal total in paddy terms. 2/ Including Taiwan Province. 3/ Fifteen member countries. 4/ In cleaned weight; Commonwealth of Independent States.

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