FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook No.5, November 1998 - Appendix tables

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Table A.2 b) - WORLD IMPORTS OF CEREALS
(Rice & Total Cereals)


Rice (milled) Total Cereals 1/

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

( . . . . . . . . million tonnes . . . . . . . . . . )
ASIA 9.1 15.8 10.8 113.7 114.4 105.7
Bangladesh - 1.6 1.1 1.1 2.6 2.9
China 2/ 0.3 0.3 0.6 13.5 10.3 11.0
China, Hong Kong SAR 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.8 0.8
India - - - 2.0 2.5 1.4
Indonesia 1.0 5.5 1.4 6.1 10.1 4.8
Iran, Islamic Rep. of 0.9 0.6 0.8 10.1 6.3 5.4
Japan 0.6 0.6 0.7 27.2 27.7 27.5
Korea, Rep. of 0.1 0.1 0.1 13.1 12.1 12.2
Malaysia 0.6 0.7 0.7 4.3 3.7 3.7
Pakistan - - - 3.0 3.8 1.8
Philippines 0.9 2.2 1.2 3.5 4.5 3.7
Saudi Arabia 0.9 0.7 0.9 6.7 6.5 7.2
Singapore 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.7 0.7
Sri Lanka 0.3 0.2 0.1 1.3 1.2 1.1
Syria 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.7
Thailand - 0.2 - 1.0 1.2 0.8
Yemen 0.2 0.2 0.2 2.6 2.8 2.9
AFRICA 4.3 3.8 4.0 33.3 37.8 37.6
North Africa 0.2 0.2 0.2 20.0 23.4 22.0
Algeria 0.1 0.1 0.1 4.2 5.9 5.7
Egypt - - - 10.0 10.2 10.0
Morocco - - - 2.3 3.3 2.7
Tunisia - - - 1.4 2.1 1.6
Sub-Saharan Africa 3/ 4.0 3.5 3.7 13.2 14.3 15.5
Cote d'Ivoire 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.7
Ethiopia - - - 0.2 0.6 0.4
Kenya 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.2 1.3 1.0
Madagascar 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Senegal 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.8
Sudan - - - 0.5 0.5 0.5
CENTRAL AMERICA 1.4 1.3 1.4 14.3 16.6 17.2
Mexico 0.3 0.3 0.4 8.5 9.2 10.0
SOUTH AMERICA 1.4 1.9 1.8 17.9 17.8 20.8
Brazil 0.8 1.2 1.2 8.0 7.4 9.5
Colombia 0.3 0.3 0.3 2.8 3.0 3.0
Peru 0.2 0.3 0.3 2.2 2.5 2.5
Venezuela - - - 2.4 2.4 2.6
NORTH AMERICA 0.6 0.6 0.6 6.6 7.2 6.3
EUROPE 1.2 1.0 1.1 13.8 9.7 9.0
EC 4/ 0.7 0.6 0.6 5.0 5.5 4.6
CIS 5/ 0.5 0.4 0.4 3.5 3.4 3.9
OCEANIA 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.8 0.8
WORLD 18.8 25.1 20.4 6/ 203.9 207.8 201.3
Developing countries 15.2 21.9 17.0 148.2 155.5 149.1
Developed countries 3.6 3.2 3.4 55.7 52.3 52.1

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/ Including the Republic of South Africa.
4/ Excluding trade between the fifteen EC member countries.
5/ Commonwealth of Independent States; excluding intratrade.
6/ Highly tentative.

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