GIEWS Country Brief: Myanmar 22-January-2013


  • Favourable weather at the start of the 2012/13 early cropping season

  • Below average rice crop estimated in 2012

  • Slightly higher cereal imports in current marketing year

  • Price of rice decreased sharply in recent months

  • Food insecurity concerns due to adverse impact of floods and conflict in Rakhine, Kachin and Northen Shan states