February 24, 2004

 

 

Argentina's 2002-03 Corn Sales At 11.205 Million MT
 
Argentina through Friday had sold an estimated 11.205 million metric tons of 2002-03 (March-February) corn for export, the latest Agriculture Secretariat data show. By this time last year Argentina had sold 10.3 million tons.
 
Each figure represents metric tons sold, with an asterisk representing an optional-origin sale.
 
                                  2002-03     Year Ago
Algeria                        300,000     150,000
Chile                           900,000     750,000
Colombia                     130,000     150,000
Egypt                          600,000     540,000
Iran                             200,000     250,000
Japan                          650,000     400,000
Jordan                         200,000     100,000
Morocco                       560,000     600,000
Oman                          250,000      70,000
Peru                            950,000     800,000
Portugal                       550,000     500,000
Saudi Arabia                700,000     390,000
South Africa                 350,000     300,000
South Korea*               250,000     800,000
Spain                        1,025,000     850,000
Taiwan*                       200,000        N/A
Tunisia                         200,000       90,000
United Arab Emirates    425,000      250,000
Other nations             2,715,000   3,310,000
Total                       11,205,000  10,300,000

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