FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook April 1998

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Table A.14 - AUSTRALIA: CEREAL PRODUCTION FOR 1997


1995 1996 1997 Change 1997
over 1996

( . . . . . . . . . . . thousand tonnes . . . . . . . . . . . . ) (percentage)
Wheat 17 263 23 700 18 550 -21.7
Oats 1 672 1 700 1 220 -28.2
Barley 6 252 6 800 5 900 -13.2
Sorghum 1 272 1 555 1 210 -22.2
Maize 242 317 370 16.7
Triticale 305 720 410 -43.1
Rice (paddy) 1 140 951 1 390 46.2

SOURCE: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 3 February 1998.

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