FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook No.4, September1998 - Appendix tables

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A.1 a) - WORLD CEREAL PRODUCTION
Forecast for 1998 as of August 1998


Wheat Coarse Grains

1996 1997
estim.
1998
f’’cast
1995 1996
estim.
1997
f’’cast

( . . . . . . . . . . . . million tonnes .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 229.4 250.1 247.6 226.3 192.9 210.1
Bangladesh 1.4 1.5 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.1
China 1/ 110.6 123.3 118.0 145.9 119.6 132.7
India 62.1 69.3 66.4 34.3 30.2 32.4
Indonesia - - - 9.3 8.8 9.2
Iran, Islamic Rep. of 8.8 10.2 10.5 3.7 3.8 3.8
Japan 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2
Korea, D. P. R. 0.1 - 0.1 2.4 1.2 2.4
Korea, Rep. of - - - 0.4 0.4 0.4
Myanmar 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.5
Pakistan 16.9 16.4 19.0 1.8 1.9 1.9
Philippines - - - 4.2 4.3 3.8
Saudi Arabia 1.2 1.5 1.8 0.7 0.6 0.6
Thailand - - - 4.6 4.1 4.8
Turkey 18.5 18.7 20.0 10.5 10.8 10.8
Viet Nam - - - 1.3 1.3 1.2
AFRICA 22.8 15.5 19.0 88.7 76.3 79.4
North Africa 16.6 10.0 13.8 13.5 9.2 11.0
Egypt 5.7 5.8 6.1 6.6 6.9 7.2
Morocco 5.9 2.3 4.4 4.1 1.7 2.3
Sub-Saharan Africa 6.1 5.5 5.2 75.2 67.0 68.3
Western Africa 0.1 0.1 0.1 30.4 29.5 31.2
Nigeria - 0.1 0.1 18.5 18.5 19.3
Central Africa - - - 2.6 2.4 2.5
Eastern Africa 3.0 2.8 2.8 22.8 18.0 19.9
Ethiopia 2.0 1.7 1.8 9.1 6.7 7.5
Sudan 0.6 0.6 0.5 4.7 3.6 3.5
Southern Africa 3.1 2.7 2.3 19.5 17.1 14.7
Madagascar - - - 0.2 0.2 0.2
South Africa 2.7 2.3 1.9 10.8 9.6 8.2
Zimbabwe 0.3 0.3 0.3 2.8 2.4 1.6
CENTRAL AMERICA 3.4 3.7 3.3 29.2 28.4 28.4
Mexico 3.4 3.7 3.3 25.5 25.1 24.7
SOUTH AMERICA 22.0 20.0 17.0 54.3 62.8 66.2
Argentina 16.0 14.7 12.0 13.5 19.7 24.8
Brazil 3.3 2.4 2.5 32.8 34.8 33.6
Colombia 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.6 1.3 1.6
NORTH AMERICA 92.0 93.0 92.4 296.4 291.0 294.0
Canada 29.8 24.3 23.1 28.6 25.3 25.7
United States 62.2 68.8 69.4 267.8 265.6 268.3
EUROPE 128.7 132.3 138.5 160.2 175.5 166.4
Bulgaria 1.8 3.6 3.4 1.6 2.6 2.3
EC 2/ 100.1 95.1 101.8 105.1 110.6 108.5
Hungary 3.9 5.3 5.0 7.3 8.9 7.7
Poland 8.6 8.2 9.3 16.7 17.2 16.3
Romania 3.1 7.1 5.0 11.1 15.0 11.9
CIS 3/ 67.4 81.1 67.4 55.7 70.9 53.2
OCEANIA 24.0 18.9 21.2 11.7 10.0 9.0
Australia 23.7 18.6 21.0 11.1 9.3 8.4
WORLD 589.6 614.6 606.3 922.6 907.7 906.8
Developing countries 274.3 286.3 284.2 387.5 350.5 375.8
Developed countries 315.3 328.3 322.2 535.1 557.1 531.0

SOURCE: FAO Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Including Taiwan Province. 2/ Fifteen member countries. 3/ In cleaned weight; Commonwealth of Independent States.

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