Production, imports and local procurement statistics

Summary of mahangu planted, harvested, imported, marketed locally and producer price.

Financial Year Estimated planted area (ha) * Estimated production (t) * Production marketed locally (t) * Quantity bought by millers (t) ** Imports (t) ** Floor Price per ton
(N$ / t)
2006 - 2007 194,788 44,450 825 No data available No data available *** N$ 1,780
2007 - 2008 186,197 35,512 512 No data available No data available *** N$ 1,900
2008 - 2009 257,735 37,301 507 507 2,185 *** N$ 1,948
2009 - 2010 264,436 73,272 996 996 3,336 *** N$ 2,699
2010 - 2011 270,018 41,122 1,064 422 1,037 *** N$ 2,668
2011 - 2012 255,456 55,921 975 233 1,860 *** N$ 2,872
2012 - 2013 229,449 24,695 1,040 536 3,863 *** N$ 3,041
2013 - 2014 254,528 44,141 532 358 5,485 N$ 3,504
2014 - 2015 219,020 28,584 750 264 3,332 N$ 3,640
2015 - 2016 240,053 22,278 98 37 6,096 N$ 3,475
2016 - 2017 268,359 57,600 1,584 87 5,541 N$ 4,386

* Information received from the Crop Prospect and Food Security Situation Report, MAWF

** NAB / AMTA statistics

*** The same producer price as for white maize

Mahangu floor price, imports and local procurement by the millers (till 31 August 2017) as well as procurement by AMTA (till 29 September 2017).

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