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Introduction

 
Data - Grain Demand
World Bank Projection of China's Grain Demand in 2020 (milled)
  Rice Wheat Coarse Grain Total  
Per cap. Consumption (kg / person) 107.7 99.4 53.2 258.3  
Direct Cereal Consumption 66.5 51.5 23.1 141.1  
Manufactured Food Consumption 39.2 47.9 30.1 117.1  
Requirements (million tons) 208.6 174.8 224.5 607.9  
Direct and Processed Consumption 150.9 142.5 75.0 368.3  
Feed Grains 46.3 21.6 138.2 206.1  
Seed and Losses 11.5 10.7 11.3 33.5  
Source: World Bank Data and Staff Estimates. In: World Bank (1997): China 2020. At China's Table. Food Security Options. Washington, D.C., p. 2
This World Bank estimate projects a total grain demand of 608 million tons, which is equivalent to about 697 million tons of unmilled grain.
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