Israel: Grain and Feed Annual
FAS Tel Aviv (Post) forecasts Israel’s imports of wheat in marketing year (MY) 2019/20 (July-June) to reach some 1.7 million metric tons (MMT), up 5.5 percent or increasing by 90,000 MT compared to the MY 2018/19 figure. Israel is an insignificant producer of corn. No corn is cultivated for feed use. Post forecasts Israel’s corn consumption in MY 2019/20 (October-September) at 1.62 MMT, up around 2.5 percent or increasing some 38,000 MT compared to the 2018/19 estimate figure. FAS Tel Aviv forecasts Israel’s imports of corn in MY 2019/20 to reach 1.65 MMT, of which 200,000 MT are expected to be of U.S.-origin.