Pakistan: Grain and Feed Annual

The Government of Pakistan announced on March 18, 2019, a $2 billion, five-year agricultural plan that focuses on crop production diversification, but there are no details yet. Pakistan’s soon-to-be harvested 2019/20 wheat crop is forecast at 25.6 million metric tons, 2 percent higher than last year’s forecast of 25.1 million metric tons. Pakistan’s MY 2018/19 wheat exports are now estimated at 1.5 million metric tons while MY19/20 wheat exports are forecast down 33 percent at 1 million metric tons. Rice production in MY 2018/19 is estimated at 7.4 million metric tons. MY 2019/20 rice production is forecast at 7.5 million metric tons, reflecting expectations of continued strong yields. MY 2018/19 and 2019/20 rice exports are forecast to remain at 4 million metric tons. MY 2019/2020 corn production is forecast at a steady 6.1 million tons, unchanged from the 6.1 million tons for the current marketing year. 

Pakistan: Grain and Feed Annual