No.2  July 2006  
   Crop Prospects and Food Situation

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Highlights

Food Emergencies Update

Global cereal supply and demand brief

Low-Income Food-Deficit country food situation overview

Regional reviews

Special features

Statistical appendix

Terminology and notes

Statistical appendix

Table A1. Estimated Cereal Import Requirements of Low-Income Food-Deficit Countries 2005/06 or 2006 estimates (in thousand tonnes)

   2004/05 or 2005 2005/06 or 2006
   Actual imports Total import
requirements
(excl. re-exports)
1
Import position 2
  Marketing
year
Commercial
purchases
Food aid Total
commercial
and aid
Total
commercial
and aid
Food aid
allocated,
committed
or shipped
Commercial
purchases
AFRICA  37 443.8 3 241.4 40 685.2 40 081.5 24 576.1 2 187.9 22 388.2
North Africa  16 779.8 8.2 16 788.0 17 119.0 13 824.8 5.3 13 819.5
EgyptJuly/June12 733.8 8.2 12 742.0 12 101.0 10 219.9 5.3 10 214.6
MoroccoJuly/June4 046.0 0.0 4 046.0 5 018.0 3 604.9 0.0 3 604.9
Eastern Africa  4 603.8 2 120.2 6 724.0 6 252.7 3 172.0 1 062.6 2 109.4
BurundiJan./Dec. 42.1 53.9 96.0 116.0 41.3 41.3 0.0
ComorosJan./Dec. 38.0 0.0 38.0 40.0 16.4 0.0 16.4
DjiboutiJan./Dec. 56.2 19.0 75.2 72.0 19.0 0.9 18.1
EritreaJan./Dec. 159.8 244.5 404.3 383.0 77.4 70.0 7.4
EthiopiaJan./Dec. 26.4 786.1 812.5 461.0 287.7 287.7 0.0
KenyaOct./Sept.1 517.2 124.41 641.6 1 631.0 733.1 164.2 568.9
RwandaJan./Dec. 167.0 21.7 188.7 145.0 26.1 20.3 5.8
SomaliaAug./July 388.0 52.6 440.6 510.0 163.7 115.5 48.2
SudanNov./Oct.1 447.4 650.02 097.4 1 830.0 917.1 221.9 695.2
Tanzania,U.R.June/May 683.8 34.3 718.1 803.7 803.7 54.5 749.2
UgandaJan./Dec. 77.9 133.7 211.6 261.0 86.5 86.3 0.2
Southern Africa  2 965.4 437.2 3 402.6 4 329.5 4 329.5 708.1 3 621.4
AngolaApril/March 767.9 56.4 824.3 646.0 646.0 44.4 601.6
LesothoApril/March 183.1 5.7 188.8 207.9 207.9 14.9 193.0
MadagascarApril/March 237.7 29.9 267.6 315.0 315.0 28.7 286.3
MalawiApril/March 204.6 87.7 292.3 511.7 511.7 223.0 288.7
MozambiqueApril/March 696.4 40.3 736.7 919.5 919.5 93.5 826.0
SwazilandMay/April 133.5 5.3 138.8 121.8 121.8 15.3 106.5
ZambiaMay/April 61.7 62.9 124.6 240.2 240.2 68.3 171.9
ZimbabweApril/March 680.5 149.0 829.5 1 367.4 1 367.4 220.0 1 147.4
Western Africa  11 605.4 562.9 12 168.3 10 826.7 2 888.7 385.4 2 503.3
Coastal Countries  8 857.6 256.9 9 114.5 8 109.3 1 986.9 139.3 1 847.6
BeninJan./Dec. 124.4 13.1 137.5 118.0 91.8 1.4 90.4
Côte d'IvoireJan./Dec.1 228.0 27.01 255.0 1 206.1 246.3 11.8 234.5
GhanaJan./Dec. 823.0 55.7 878.7 751.0 195.0 59.5 135.5
GuineaJan./Dec. 349.5 30.1 379.6 325.0 23.6 9.8 13.8
LiberiaJan./Dec. 187.7 87.3 275.0 240.0 124.4 31.4 93.0
NigeriaJan./Dec.5 763.7 10.55 774.2 5 070.01 198.9 0.0 1 198.9
Sierra LeoneJan./Dec. 254.8 33.2 288.0 294.0 53.4 25.2 28.2
TogoJan./Dec. 126.5 0.0 126.5 105.2 53.5 0.2 53.3
Sahelian Countries  2 747.8 306.0 3 053.8 2 717.4 901.8 246.1 655.7
Burkina FasoNov./Oct. 365.5 30.1 395.6 261.9 54.6 38.8 15.8
Cape VerdeNov./Oct. 53.2 31.5 84.7 105.0 41.9 27.0 14.9
ChadNov./Oct. 73.7 63.1 136.8 130.4 57.1 40.2 16.9
GambiaNov./Oct. 126.3 9.0 135.3 146.8 25.4 6.5 18.9
Guinea-BissauNov./Oct. 74.2 9.3 83.5 81.9 8.3 2.4 5.9
MaliNov./Oct. 242.3 19.9 262.2 269.2 57.9 13.4 44.5
MauritaniaNov./Oct. 431.0 49.7 480.7 381.6 188.3 60.0 128.3
NigerNov./Oct. 375.3 79.3 454.6 317.9 59.7 45.7 14.0
SenegalNov./Oct.1 006.3 14.11 020.4 1 022.7 408.6 12.1 396.5
Central Africa  1 489.4 112.9 1 602.3 1 553.6 361.1 26.5 334.6
CameroonJan./Dec. 717.3 13.0 730.3 677.0 148.9 1.7 147.2
Cent.Afr.Rep.Jan./Dec. 42.8 3.6 46.4 48.1 9.1 4.5 4.6
Congo, Dem.Rep.Jan./Dec. 411.3 86.8 498.1 500.0 140.9 20.0 120.9
Congo, Rep.Jan./Dec. 285.0 5.0 290.0 295.0 54.2 0.0 54.2
Eq. GuineaJan./Dec. 23.5 0.0 23.5 19.5 6.5 0.0 6.5
Sao TomeJan./Dec. 9.5 4.5 14.0 14.0 1.5 0.3 1.2

Table A1. (continued)

   2004/05 or 2005 2005/06 or 2006
   Actual imports Total import
requirements
(excl. re-
exports)
1
Import position 2
  Marketing
year
Commercial
purchases
Food aid Total
commercial
and aid
Total
commercial
and aid
Food aid
allocated,
committed
or shipped
Commercial-
purchases
ASIA/NEAR EAST   47 722.7 2 399.7 50 122.4 41 535.8 30 961.7 928.1 30 033.6
CIS in Asia   2 806.0 294.0 3 100.0 2 627.0 2 234.0 61.1 2 172.9
ArmeniaJuly/June 154.0 9.0 163.0 140.0 24.8 3.1 21.7
AzerbaijanJuly/June1 113.0 34.0 1 147.0 988.0 947.9 5.9 942.0
GeorgiaJuly/June 903.0 67.0 970.0 827.0 808.3 12.9 795.4
Kyrgyz RepublicJuly/June 71.0 131.0 202.0 122.0 98.9 0.9 98.0
TajikistanJuly/June 303.0 53.0 356.0 247.0 231.3 38.3 193.0
TurkmenistanJuly/June 4.0 0.0 4.0 14.0 0.9 0.0 0.9
UzbekistanJuly/June 258.0 0.0 258.0 289.0 121.9 0.0 121.9
Far East   33 767.8 1 886.3 35 654.1 28 238.8 21 322.4 790.1 20 532.3
BangladeshJuly/June3 198.8 338.2 3 537.0 3 050.0 2 254.6 194.2 2 060.4
BhutanJuly/June 64.7 1.3 66.0 71.0 0.2 0.2 0.0
CambodiaJan./Dec. 134.8 15.2 150.0 40.9 13.9 2.9 11.0
China July/June15 907.1 66.9 15 974.0 10 532.0 7 629.1 0.0 7 629.1
IndiaApril/March 209.3 45.4 254.7 650.0 650.0 28.2 621.8
IndonesiaApril/March6 590.5 53.2 6 643.7 5 745.1 5 745.1 48.3 5 696.8
Korea, D.P.R.Nov./Oct. 92.9 1 144.0 1 236.9 900.0 434.9 392.0 42.9
Lao, P.D.R.Jan./Dec. 12.3 15.8 28.1 37.6 0.6 0.6 0.0
MongoliaOct./Sept. 208.6 39.4 248.0 323.0 156.5 29.7 126.8
NepalJuly/June 128.2 11.8 140.0 120.2 10.1 9.7 0.4
Pakistan May/April1 428.1 7.7 1 435.8 780.0 780.0 0.0 780.0
PhilippinesJuly/June4 550.0 48.2 4 598.2 4 744.0 3 192.4 70.1 3 122.3
Sri LankaJan./Dec.1 174.5 99.2 1 273.7 1 180.0 455.0 14.2 440.8
Timor-LesteJuly/June 68.0 0.0 68.0 65.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Near East   11 148.9 219.4 11 368.3 10 670.0 7 405.3 76.9 7 328.4
AfghanistanJuly/June1 602.2 184.8 1 787.0 450.0 166.5 40.9 125.6
IraqJuly/June4 299.9 9.3 4 309.2 5 430.0 4 426.3 28.8 4 397.5
SyriaJuly/June2 754.7 10.5 2 765.2 2 315.0 1 968.6 7.0 1 961.6
YemenJan./Dec.2 492.1 14.8 2 506.9 2 475.0 843.9 0.2 843.7
CENTRAL AMERICA   1 496.8 179.9 1 676.7 1 773.0 1 428.9 307.3 1 121.6
HaitiJuly/June 548.1 117.4 665.5 657.0 513.3 131.5 381.8
HondurasJuly/June 658.0 19.7 677.7 760.0 585.5 113.8 471.7
NicaraguaJuly/June 290.7 42.8 333.5 356.0 330.1 62.0 268.1
SOUTH AMERICA   896.6 47.0 943.6 926.0 914.2 17.0 897.2
EcuadorJuly/June 896.6 47.0 943.6 926.0 914.2 17.0 897.2
OCEANIA   407.0 0.0 407.0 415.7 46.8 0.0 46.8
KiribatiJan./Dec. 8.7 0.0 8.7 8.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
Papua New GuineaJan./Dec. 349.3 0.0 349.3 358.0 46.8 0.0 46.8
Solomon Isl.Jan./Dec. 29.5 0.0 29.5 29.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
TongaJan./Dec. 6.4 0.0 6.4 6.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
TuvaluJan./Dec. 1.1 0.0 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
VanuatuJan./Dec. 12.0 0.0 12.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
EUROPE   1 564.0 8.4 1 572.4 1 685.0 887.4 1.2 886.2
AlbaniaJuly/June 468.1 8.4 476.5 440.0 286.9 1.2 285.7
BelarusJuly/June 566.0 0.0 566.0 675.0 373.4 0.0 373.4
Bosnia-Herzegovina July/June 529.9 0.0 529.9 570.0 227.1 0.0 227.1
TOTAL   89 530.9 5 876.4 95 407.3 86 417.0 58 815.1 3 441.5 55 373.6
1 For definition of import requirements see terminology .
2 Estimates based on information available as of June 2006.

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