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

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Table A.4 - WHEAT, COARSE GRAINS AND RICE:
Supplies and utilization in main exporting countries,
National Crop Years


Wheat 1/ Coarse Grains 2/ Rice (milled basis)

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

( . . . . . . million tonnes . . . . . . . . )

UNITED STATES
(June/May)
UNITED STATES UNITED STATES
(Aug./July)
Opening stocks 10.2 12.1 19.7 14.4 27.0 38.2 0.8 0.9 0.9
Production 62.2 68.8 69.6 267.8 265.5 271.4 5.5 5.8 5.9
Imports 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.8 2.7 2.6 0.3 0.3 0.3
Total Supply 75.0 83.4 91.7 285.0 295.2 312.1 6.6 7.0 7.2
Domestic use 35.6 35.4 37.9 206.4 211.8 215.9 3.2 3.3 3.6
Exports 27.2 28.3 30.0 51.6 45.2 49.0 2.5 2.8 2.7
Closing stocks 12.1 19.7 23.8 27.0 38.2 47.2 0.9 0.9 0.9

CANADA
(August/July)
CANADA THAILAND
(Nov./Oct.) 3/
Opening stocks 6.7 9.0 6.0 2.7 4.8 4.9 0.8 1.1 0.8
Production 29.8 24.3 23.3 28.6 25.1 25.4 14.8 14.8 14.9
Imports 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.7 0.0 0.2 0.0
Total Supply 36.6 33.4 29.3 32.2 31.3 31.0 15.6 16.2 15.7
Domestic use 8.2 7.4 7.7 22.0 22.7 23.3 9.3 9.1 9.3
Exports 19.4 20.0 15.3 5.4 3.7 3.3 5.3 6.2 5.7
Closing stocks 9.0 6.0 6.4 4.8 4.9 4.3 1.1 0.8 0.7

ARGENTINA
(Dec./Nov.)
ARGENTINA CHINA
(Jan./Dec.) 3/ 4/
Opening stocks 0.4 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.2 10.6 12.3 14.7
Production 16.0 14.8 10.9 13.5 19.7 24.3 135.1 139.2 132.5
Imports 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.6
Total Supply 16.4 15.7 11.8 13.8 19.8 24.5 146.0 151.7 147.8
Domestic use 5.7 5.3 4.8 5.5 7.5 8.3 132.7 134.2 134.7
Exports 9.8 9.5 6.5 8.2 12.1 15.4 1.0 2.8 0.9
Closing stocks 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.8 12.3 14.7 12.2

AUSTRALIA
(Oct./Sept.)
AUSTRALIA PAKISTAN
(Nov./Oct.) 3/
Opening stocks 1.9 2.7 2.0 1.0 1.1 2.0 0.4 0.5 0.3
Production 23.7 19.4 21.9 11.1 10.0 8.6 4.3 4.3 4.6
Imports 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Supply 25.6 22.1 23.9 12.1 11.1 10.5 4.7 4.8 4.9
Domestic use 3.5 5.0 5.1 5.8 5.6 5.7 2.4 2.4 2.5
Exports 19.4 15.1 16.0 5.2 3.5 3.2 1.9 2.1 2.0
Closing stocks 2.7 2.0 2.8 1.1 2.0 1.6 0.5 0.3 0.4

EC
(July/June) 5/
EC 5/ VIET NAM
(Nov./Oct.) 3/
Opening stocks 9.5 11.3 12.3 13.0 15.8 23.5 1.7 1.8 1.7
Production 100.1 95.1 103.8 105.1 110.6 107.4 17.8 18.0 17.9
Imports 1.7 3.0 2.0 2.6 1.9 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Supply 111.3 109.4 118.1 120.6 128.3 132.9 19.5 19.8 19.6
Domestic use 83.5 82.9 85.5 96.2 100.3 100.5 14.1 14.4 14.6
Exports 16.5 14.2 17.6 8.6 4.5 8.0 3.6 3.7 3.5
Closing stocks 11.3 12.3 15.0 15.8 23.5 24.4 1.8 1.7 1.5
TOTAL ABOVE








Opening stocks 28.8 36.0 40.9 31.5 48.8 68.7 14.3 16.4 18.4
Production 231.7 222.4 229.4 426.1 430.8 437.0 177.4 182.2 175.8
Imports 4.4 5.6 4.5 6.3 6.1 5.3 0.7 0.8 0.9
Total Supply 264.9 264.0 274.7 463.8 485.7 511.0 192.3 199.4 195.1
Domestic use 136.6 136.0 140.9 336.0 348.0 353.7 161.7 163.4 164.6
Exports 92.4 87.1 85.4 79.0 69.0 79.0 14.2 17.5 14.8
Closing stocks 36.0 40.9 48.5 48.8 68.7 78.3 16.4 18.4 15.6

SOURCE: FAO
Note: Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Trade data include wheat flour in wheat grain equivalent. For the EC semolina is also included.
2/ Argentina (Dec./Nov.) for rye, barley and oats, (March/February) for maize and sorghum; Australia (November/October) for rye, barley and oats, (March/February) for maize and sorghum; Canada (August/July); EC (July/June); United States (June/May) for rye, barley and oats, (September/August) for maize and sorghum.
3/ Rice trade data refers to the calendar year of the second year shown.
4/ Including Taiwan province. 5/ Excluding trade between the fifteen EC member countries.

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