FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook February 1998

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Table A.3 a) - WORLD EXPORTS OF CEREALS


Wheat (July/June) 1/ Coarse Grains (July/June)

1995/96 1996/97
estim.
1997/98
f'cast
1995/96 1996/97
estim.
1997/98
f'cast

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tonnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 3.9 4.3 3.0 1.1 3.8 5.6
China 2/ - - - - 2.2 4.0
India 1.5 0.6 0.1 - - -
Indonesia - - - - - -
Japan 0.4 0.4 0.4 - - -
Korea, D. P. R. - - - - - -
Myanmar - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
Pakistan - 0.1 - - - -
Saudi Arabia 0.2 - - - - -
Thailand - - - 0.1 0.2 0.1
Turkey 0.9 1.0 1.0 - 0.6 0.8
Viet Nam - - - 0.2 0.2 0.2
AFRICA 0.1 0.4 0.3 2.3 4.1 3.4
Egypt - - - - - -
South Africa 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.5 1.8 2.0
Sudan - - - 0.2 0.1 0.4
Zimbabwe - - - 0.1 0.3 0.3
CENTRAL AMERICA 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
SOUTH AMERICA 4.3 9.6 8.1 6.8 11.8 9.3
Argentina 4.2 9.4 7.8 6.3 11.3 8.5
Suriname - - - - - -
Uruguay - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
NORTH AMERICA 50.7 44.9 47.0 70.0 57.8 54.6
Canada 17.0 17.9 19.0 3.7 4.9 4.6
United States 33.7 27.0 28.0 66.4 52.9 50.0
EUROPE 18.1 16.9 18.7 6.4 9.4 9.3
EC 3/ 12.2 16.2 15.5 4.3 7.7 6.5
Hungary 2.3 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.7 1.7
Poland 0.1 0.1 - 0.1 0.2 0.1
Romania 1.5 - 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.8
CIS 4/ 0.2 0.8 1.0 1.6 0.6 2.8
OCEANIA 12.1 18.3 14.5 3.7 4.4 3.6
Australia 12.1 18.2 14.5 3.7 4.4 3.5
WORLD 89.9 95.3 92.7 92.0 91.9 88.7
Developing countries 8.3 13.7 10.9 9.8 18.0 16.4
Developed countries 81.6 81.6 81.8 82.3 73.9 72.3

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Including wheat flour in wheat grain equivalent, but excluding semolina.
2/ Including Taiwan Province.
3/ Excluding trade between the fifteen EC member countries.
4/ Commonwealth of Independent States; excluding intratrade.

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