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

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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$/tonne . . . . . . . . . . )
July/June





 
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
1997/98 142 129 137 112 109 111 262
1997 - August 151 141 158 113 113 113 285
1998 - February 141 128 123 114 106 113 258
March 141 126 123 115 104 113 252
April 133 119 124 107 97 107 246
May 130 113 126 105 102 104 244
June 124 107 121 104 103 104 243
July 119 97 118 101 104 101 243
August 5/ I 112 90 109 91 98 95 214
II 114 93 110 89 97 93 210
III 112 97 113 89 98 92 215
IV 110 93 112 84 99 86 212

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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