East Asia and the Pacific

Data & Analysis

Post’s August forecast for MY14/15 total oilseed production is 56.8 million tons, down by 3.3 percent from an estimated 58.7 million tons in MY13/14, primarily due to lower cottonseed production.
Post’s MY14/15 forecast for cotton production remains unchanged from the previous 6.5 million tons.
Export prices increased 1 to 4 percent due to announcement of a smaller-than-expected rice tender by the government.