FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook February 1998

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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/

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . US$/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
1997 - January 179 154 146 118 106 110 281
July 141 128 162 106 108 107 289
August 151 141 158 113 113 113 285
September 152 143 155 113 113 110 274
October 155 145 150 120 120 113 261
November 151 138 142 117 120 117 276
December 145 136 135 114 118 113 264
1998 - January I 137 126 123 110 102 108 254
II 140 131 123 117 109 117 256
III 140 130 129 117 106 118 260
VI 145 133 131 116 107 118 261

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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