FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook No.5, November 1998 - 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 - October 155 145 150 120 120 113 261
1998 - April 133 119 124 107 97 107 246
May 131 113 126 105 102 104 245
June 124 107 121 104 103 104 243
July 120 97 118 101 104 101 243
August 112 93 111 88 99 91 213
september 113 97 114 87 96 84 207
October 5/ I 124 99 123 87 96 84 198
II 130 111 131 93 97 90 209
III 128 110 133 100 103 95 215
IV 133 112 128 98 104 93 215

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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