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

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Table A.3 b) - WORLD EXPORTS 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 13.8 19.1 15.3 21.7 31.2 24.7
China 2/ 1.0 2.8 0.9 3.3 9.8 4.4
India 2.0 3.5 2.6 2.6 3.5 2.7
Indonesia - - - - 0.2 0.3
Japan 0.1 0.7 0.5 0.5 1.1 0.9
Korea, D. P. R. - - - - - -
Myanmar - 0.1 - 0.1 0.2 0.1
Pakistan 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.0
Saudi Arabia - - - - - -
Thailand 5.3 6.2 5.7 5.4 6.2 5.8
Turkey - - - 1.2 2.1 2.9
Viet Nam 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.9 3.7
AFRICA 0.4 0.6 0.3 5.4 3.5 2.2
Egypt 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.3
South Africa - - - 2.7 1.7 0.8
Sudan - - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
Zimbabwe - - - 0.3 0.3 0.1
CENTRAL AMERICA - - - 0.2 0.4 0.2
SOUTH AMERICA 1.7 1.5 1.3 24.1 24.5 22.2
Argentina 0.6 0.6 0.5 21.6 22.6 20.7
Suriname 0.1 - 0.1 0.1 - 0.1
Uruguay 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.6
NORTH AMERICA 2.3 3.0 2.8 104.4 99.5 98.6
Canada - - - 22.9 24.7 17.8
United States 2.3 3.0 2.8 81.5 74.7 80.8
EUROPE 0.2 0.2 0.2 27.0 24.6 30.3
EC 3/ 0.2 0.2 0.2 25.2 18.7 24.7
Hungary - - - 1.3 3.1 3.0
Poland - - - 0.2 0.1 0.4
Romania - - - 0.2 2.1 1.3
CIS 4/ - - - 1.3 5.2 2.8
OCEANIA 0.6 0.7 0.6 23.4 18.8 20.3
Australia 0.6 0.7 0.6 23.4 18.7 20.3
WORLD 19.0 25.1 20.4 5/ 207.5 207.8 201.3
Developing countries 15.8 20.5 16.4 48.2 56.9 47.6
Developed countries 3.2 4.6 4.1 159.3 150.9 153.7

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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