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

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Table A.3 a) - WORLD EXPORTS OF CEREALS


Wheat (July/June) 1/ Coarse Grains (July/June)

1996/97 1997/98
estim.
1998/99
f'cast
1996/97 1997/98
estim.
1998/99
f'cast

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . million tonnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 4.4 3.4 3.8 3.4 8.6 4.7
China 2/ - - - 2.2 7.0 3.1
India 0.6 - - - - -
Indonesia - - - - 0.2 0.3
Japan 0.4 0.4 0.4 - - -
Korea, D. P. R. - - - - - -
Myanmar - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
Pakistan 0.1 - - - - -
Saudi Arabia - - - - - -
Thailand - - - 0.1 - 0.1
Turkey 0.9 1.2 1.5 0.3 0.9 0.8
Viet Nam - - - 0.2 0.2 0.2
AFRICA 0.3 0.4 0.4 4.7 2.6 1.6
Egypt - - - - - -
South Africa 0.1 0.3 0.3 2.5 1.4 0.5
Sudan - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
Zimbabwe - - - 0.3 0.3 0.1
CENTRAL AMERICA 0.1 0.3 0.2 - 0.1 0.1
SOUTH AMERICA 9.9 9.1 7.8 12.5 13.0 13.9
Argentina 9.6 8.8 7.5 11.4 12.3 13.4
Suriname - - - - - -
Uruguay - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
NORTH AMERICA 44.9 49.0 44.5 57.1 47.3 53.3
Canada 17.9 21.0 14.5 5.0 3.7 3.8
United States 27.0 28.0 30.0 52.2 43.6 49.5
EUROPE 17.6 16.8 18.8 9.5 8.2 10.7
EC 3/ 16.4 14.0 16.5 8.6 4.5 7.4
Hungary 0.7 1.2 1.2 0.6 1.9 1.8
Poland 0.1 - 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Romania 0.2 0.9 0.3 - 1.2 1.0
CIS 4/ 0.7 2.1 0.5 0.6 2.8 0.4
OCEANIA 18.4 15.2 14.5 4.4 2.9 3.7
Australia 18.4 15.1 14.5 4.4 2.9 3.7
WORLD 96.4 96.3 90.5 92.4 85.5 88.5
Developing countries 14.2 12.6 11.5 18.2 22.8 19.8
Developed countries 82.2 83.7 79.1 74.2 62.7 68.7

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Including wheat flour in wheat grain equivalent, but excluding semolina.
2/ Including Taiwan Province.
3/ Excluding trade between the fifteen EC member countries.
4/ Commonwealth of Independent States; excluding intratrade.

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