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Prospects for China’s Corn Yield Growth and Imports

by Fred Gale, Michael Jewison, and James Hansen

Feed Outlook No. (FDS-14D-01) 36 pp, April 2014

The pace of growth in China’s corn yield is a key determinant of its future corn imports. Yields are growing, but more slowly than U.S. yields. Trends suggest China’s corn consumption, driven by feed demand, will outpace production growth.

Keywords: China, corn, yields, data, trends, production, trade, projections, seed, fertilizer, irrigation

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Last updated: Friday, April 25, 2014

For more information contact: Fred Gale, Michael Jewison, and James Hansen

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