Argentina

GIEWS Country Brief: Argentina 19-May-2014

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FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

•Maize production for 2014 estimated above average, but below last year’s bumper crop

•Favourable prospects for planting of the 2014 wheat crop

•Maize exports in 2014/15 marketing year (March/February) forecast to decrease from previous year, but still at high levels

•Wheat flour prices declined further in April, but were still well above their year-earlier levels