Food for cities update

September 2012

Argentina to increase maize exports

Move should help ease tight world market

14 September 2012, Rome - Argentina will export an additional 2.75 million tonnes of maize from its 2011/12 crop, the country's Minister of Agriculture Norberto Yauhar confirmed here today.
This will increase the amount of maize to be exported by Argentina from that harvest to 16.45 million tonnes, Yauhar told FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva when they met at FAO Headquarters. (more...)