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Table 2 Imports of the three major grains into Central America from the United States, 1990/91 and 2005/06

From: The implications of trade liberalization for diet and health: a case study from Central America

  1990/91*, MT
(% of total)
2005/06*, MT
(% of total)
% change
1990–2006
Yellow corn 562,071 (43%) 2,152,995 (51%) 283
White corn 0 204,733 (5%) NA
Wheat 694,627(53%) 1,175,954 (28%) 69
Rice 64,623 (5%) 664,123 (16%) 928
Total 1,321,321 4,197,806 318
  1. * 2-year averages because of zeros in data for 1989 and 2004; percentages do not add exactly due to rounding.
  2. NA: Not Applicable
  3. Source: [17]