Tanzania: Grain and Feed Annual
MY 2021/22 wheat production is expected to decrease by 22.2 percent to 70,000 MT, while consumption is projected to increase by 2.9 percent to 1.2 million MT. Tanzania is expected to continue its absolute quota on wheat imports, and U.S. wheat imports are not anticipated this year. MY 2021/22 rice production is expected to increase by 13.6 percent to 2.4 million MT on a milled basis. MY 2021/22 rice imports are expected to drop by 27.7 percent to 130,000 MT due to an increase in local production and ongoing imports restrictions. MY 2021/22 corn production and harvest area are estimated to drop by 4.7 and 2.4 percent to 6 million MT and 4.1 million hectares, respectively, largely due to unfavorable planting conditions.