Food Outlook
Global Information and Early Warning System

-------------------------------------------------- No. 4, 1998 - Rome, September 1998

- HIGHLIGHTS
-BASIC FACTS OF THE WORLD CEREAL SITUATION

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CEREALS

-SUPPLY/DEMAND ROUNDUP
-BOX: NUMBER OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH FOOD SUPPLY PROBLEMS RISE
-CURRENT PRODUCTION AND CROP PROSPECTS

-BOX: FLOODS CAUSE EXTENSIVE CROP DAMAGE IN SEVERAL PARTS OF ASIA
-TRADE
-CARRYOVER STOCKS

-EXPORT PRICES

-MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS
-FISH AND FISHERIES PRODUCTS

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FERTILIZERS
-STATISTICAL APPENDIX


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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Global Information and Early Warning System
Commodities and Trade Division - FAO - ROME
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Food Outlook is issued by FAO under the Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture. It gives a concise analysis of information affecting the situation and outlook for basic foodstuffs.

ENQUIRIES should be directed to Mr. Abdur Rashid, Chief, Global Information and Early Warning Service, Commodities and Trade Division (ESC), FAO - Rome. (Telex:610181 FAO I FAX: 0039 - 6 - 5705 - 4495 E-mail INTERNET: GIEWS1@FAO.ORG).