Argentina: Grain and Feed Annual

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Wheat exports in marketing year (MY) 2022/2023 are forecast down at 12.6 million metric tons (MMT), as result of a smaller acreage and lower productivity. Meanwhile, barley exports are projected up at 3.7 MMT, which would be the largest on record. Corn exports in MY 2022/2023 are forecast at 38 MMT, the second highest on record. Sorghum exports are forecast at 2 MMT, the same as in the previous year. Rice exports in MY 2022/2023 are projected down at 340,000 MT, milled basis. For MY 2021/22 Post estimates corn, sorghum, and rice production slightly lower than official USDA estimates at 51.5 MMT, 3.3 MMT, and 1.2 MMT respectively. For wheat and barley, Post estimates higher production than the official USDA estimates at 21.9 MMT and 3 MMT.

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