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China Grain and Feed Forecast Up

09 March 2012
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

CHINA - For MY (market year) 2012/13, corn production is forecast at 190 MMT assuming an above average yield and good temperatures.

In MY 2011/2012 corn production is estimated at 191.7 MMT due to expanded acreage and record yields.

For MY 2011/12 and 2012/13, wheat production is projected at 118 MMT. The current winter crop conditions are rated above normal.

MY 2011/12 and 2012/13 rice production is forecast at 200 MMT.

In MY 2011/12 and 2012/13 China corn imports are projected at 4 MMT due to continued strong feed and industrial demand.

For MY 2011/12 and 2012/13, China’s wheat imports are forecast at 1.5 MMT and 1 MMT on continued demand for high quality wheat for processed flour products.

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March 2012

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