Jordan: Grain and Feed Update 2017
FAS Amman (Post) forecasts Jordan’s wheat imports in MY 2017/18 to reach 1.1 million metric tons (MT). U.S.-origin imports will come in the 150,000-250,000 MT range. U.S.-origin imports may increase if Jordanian banks register for the USDA-FAS Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102). Post forecasts barley consumption in MY 2017/18 to decrease to 800,000 MT, dropping 110,000 MT due to a decrease in sheep exports to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Post forecasts corn imports in MY 2017/18 to drop to 600,000 MT. U.S.-origin corn imports will be up and come in at 150,000 MT. Post forecasts rice imports in MY 2017/18 at 210,000 MT; the United States will remain Jordan's top rice supplier with 100,000 MT.