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

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Table A.3 b) - WORLD EXPORTS OF CEREALS


Rice (milled) Total Cereals 1/

1997 1998
estim.
1999
f'cast
1996/97 1997/98
estim.
1998/99
f'cast

( . . . . . . . . . . . million tonnes . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 13.8 18.0
21.7 30.0  
China 2/ 1.0 2.7
3.3 9.7  
India 2.0 2.5
2.6 2.5  
Indonesia - -
- 0.2  
Japan 0.1 0.6
0.5 1.0  
Korea, D. P. R. - -
- -  
Myanmar - -
0.1 0.1  
Pakistan 1.9 2.1
2.0 2.1  
Saudi Arabia - -
- -  
Thailand 5.3 6.0
5.4 6.0  
Turkey - -
1.2 2.1  
Viet Nam 3.6 4.0
3.7 4.2  
AFRICA 0.4 0.6
5.4 3.5  
Egypt 0.4 0.5
0.4 0.5  
South Africa - -
2.7 1.7  
Sudan - -
0.1 0.1  
Zimbabwe - -
0.3 0.3  
CENTRAL AMERICA - -
0.2 0.4  
SOUTH AMERICA 1.7 1.5
24.1 23.6  
Argentina 0.6 0.6
21.6 21.7  
Suriname 0.1 -
0.1 -  
Uruguay 0.6 0.5
0.7 0.6  
NORTH AMERICA 2.3 3.0
104.4 99.3  
Canada - -
22.9 24.7  
United States 2.3 3.0
81.5 74.6  
EUROPE 0.2 0.2
27.4 25.3  
EC 3/ 0.2 0.2
25.2 18.7  
Hungary - -
1.3 3.1  
Poland - -
0.2 0.1  
Romania - -
0.2 2.1  
CIS 4/ - -
1.3 4.8  
OCEANIA 0.6 0.6
23.4 18.7  
Australia 0.6 0.6
23.4 18.7  
WORLD 19.0 23.8 20.2 5/ 207.8 205.6 199.2
Developing countries 15.8 19.4 16.2 48.2 54.8 47.5
Developed countries 3.2 4.4 4.0 159.6 150.8 151.7

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Trade in rice refers to the calendar year of the second year shown.
2/ Including Taiwan Province.
3/ Excluding trade between the fifteen EC member countries.
4/ Commonwealth of Independent States; excluding intratrade.
5/ Highly Tentative.

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