Argentina: Grain and Feed Update

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   AR2022-0012

Wheat exports for marketing year (MY) 2022-2023 are forecast at 12.35 million tons, l.15 million tons lower than USDA’s official number as a result of lower production. The wheat and barley crops are suffering very dry weather. Barley exports in MY 2022-2023 are forecast at 3.7 million tons, the same as in MY 2021-2022. Corn exports in MY 2022-2023 are forecast at 38.8 million tons, 2.2 million tons lower than USDA as Post forecasts a lower production at 53 million tons. Sorghum exports for MY 2022-2023 are forecast at 1.65 million tons, 850,000 tons lower than USDA as China’s demand has recently cooled down. Rice exports in MY 2022-2023 are forecast at 350,000 tons, 30,000 tons higher than USDA.

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