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

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


Rice (paddy) Total Cereals 1/

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

( . . . . . . . . . million tonnes . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 522.5 528.4 519.1 978.2 971.4 976.8
Bangladesh 28.3 28.1 27.6 29.8 29.6 29.5
China 2/ 197.0 202.7 197.9 453.5 445.6 448.6
India 122.1 125.4 124.6 218.5 224.9 223.4
Indonesia 51.1 49.4 46.3 60.4 58.1 55.5
Iran, Islamic Rep. of 2.6 2.9 2.4 15.1 16.9 16.7
Japan 12.9 12.5 11.3 13.7 13.3 12.1
Korea, D. P. R. 2.0 1.7 2.0 4.5 2.9 4.4
Korea, Rep. of 7.3 7.5 6.7 7.7 7.9 7.1
Myanmar 17.7 17.3 17.8 18.2 17.9 18.3
Pakistan 6.3 6.9 6.6 25.0 25.2 27.5
Philippines 11.2 10.0 10.5 15.3 14.3 14.3
Saudi Arabia - - - 1.9 2.1 2.4
Thailand 22.4 22.4 22.9 27.1 26.5 27.7
Turkey 0.3 0.3 0.3 29.3 29.7 31.1
Viet Nam 27.3 27.7 27.5 28.6 29.0 28.7
AFRICA 15.5 16.9 15.7 127.0 108.7 114.1
North Africa 5.0 5.5 4.6 35.1 24.7 29.6
Egypt 4.9 5.5 4.6 17.2 18.2 17.9
Morocco 0.1 - 0.1 10.1 4.1 6.7
Sub-Saharan Africa 10.6 11.4 11.0 91.9 84.0 84.5
Western Africa 6.6 7.5 7.0 37.0 37.1 38.3
Nigeria 3.1 3.8 3.4 21.6 22.3 22.8
Central Africa 0.4 0.4 0.4 3.0 2.9 2.9
Eastern Africa 0.8 0.7 1.2 26.6 21.5 23.9
Ethiopia - - - 11.1 8.4 9.3
Sudan - - - 5.2 4.3 4.1
Southern Africa 2.8 2.8 2.5 25.3 22.5 19.4
Madagascar 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.7 2.4
South Africa - - - 13.5 11.9 10.1
Zimbabwe - - - 3.1 2.7 1.8
CENTRAL AMERICA 2.0 2.1 2.1 34.6 34.2 33.9
Mexico 0.4 0.5 0.5 29.3 29.2 28.5
SOUTH AMERICA 18.1 17.7 15.9 94.4 100.5 99.1
Argentina 1.0 1.2 1.0 30.4 35.6 37.8
Brazil 10.0 9.5 8.5 46.1 46.7 44.6
Colombia 1.6 1.5 1.7 3.3 2.9 3.3
NORTH AMERICA 7.8 8.1 8.1 396.2 392.1 394.5
Canada - - - 58.4 49.6 48.7
United States 7.8 8.1 8.1 337.7 342.5 345.7
EUROPE 2.7 2.8 2.8 291.6 310.6 307.7
Bulgaria - - - 3.4 6.2 5.7
EC 3/ 2.7 2.7 2.7 207.8 208.4 213.0
Hungary - - - 11.3 14.2 12.7
Poland - - - 25.3 25.4 25.6
Romania - - - 14.2 22.1 16.9
CIS 4/ 1.2 1.1 1.3 124.3 153.0 121.9
OCEANIA 1.0 1.4 1.4 36.7 30.3 31.6
Australia 1.0 1.4 1.3 35.8 29.2 30.7
WORLD 570.9 578.5 566.3 2 083.1 2 100.8 2 079.5
Developing countries 545.2 552.6 541.6 1 207.0 1 189.4 1 201.6
Developed countries 25.6 25.9 24.7 876.0 911.3 877.8

SOURCE: FAO Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Rice is included in the cereal total in paddy terms. 2/ Including Taiwan Province. 3/ Fifteen member countries. 4/ In cleaned weight; Commonwealth of Independent States.

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