FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook April 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 - March 177 154 168 128 121 125 318
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 141 130 126 115 106 115 257
February 141 128 123 114 106 113 258
March 5/ I 143 125 122 115 104 113 251
II 143 129 124 118 108 116 256
III 143 125 123 114 104 114 249
VI 141 124 125 111 99 111 251

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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