Maize forecast unchanged

THE government yesterday maintained its forecast of maize output for the 2009-10 season at 13,317million tons from the previous forecast last month.

THE government yesterday maintained its forecast of maize output for the 2009-10 season at 13,317million tons from the previous forecast last month.

The Crop Estimates Committee also left unchanged the estimate for the area cultivated at 2,74million hectare from the previous month's forecast. The forecast was way below market expectations of 13,52million tons. - Reuters

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