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NAMC South African supply and demand estimates for grains and oil seeds June 2020


The South African supply and demand projections for grains and oilseeds for June 2020 are as follows:

WHITE MAIZE (2020/21 New Season)
Supply: The total supply of white maize is projected at 9 349 583 tons for the 2020/21 marketing season. This includes an opening stock level (at 1 May 2020) of 473 964 tons and local commercial deliveries of 8 864 860 tons. No whole white maize imports are estimated for the new season, early deliveries of negative 1 241 tons and a surplus of 12 000 tons.

Demand: The total demand (domestic plus exports) for white maize is projected at 8 034 500 tons. The total domestic demand is projected at 6 764 500 tons. This includes 4 900 000 tons processed for human consumption, 1 810 000 tons processed for animal and industrial consumption, 10 500 tons for resting, 20 000 tons withdrawn by producers, 20 000 tons released to end-consumers and a balancing figure of 4 000 tons (net receipts and net dispatches). A projected export quantity of 270 000 tons of processed products and 1 000 000 tons of white whole maize is estimated for exports for the 2020/21 marketing season.

Read more: NAMC South African Supply and Demand Estimates June 2020 Report