Que Colheita e Preços Esperar para a Época de Comercialização Agrícola 2005/06? Expectativas dos Comerciantes de Pequena Escala no Centro e Norte de Moçambique.

This document presents the results of formal interviews about opinions of rural small-scale traders on incoming harvests for the agricultural season 2004/05. Although the perceptions vary in different regions in general, the small-scale traders believe that the supply of agricultural commodities will be lower than the supply of the previous season. Similarly to last year, Nhamatanda district is the greatest point of concentration in Beira corridor. The scenario was found in Ile and Milange districts in Zambézia province. Additionally, Malawi is still the most important destination of the maize brought in Northern Mozambique. In all regions, maize is the most commercialized commodity. Moreover, the prices at the beginning of commercial season are equal to the ones of the similar period of last year. However, there are high expectations of accented increase in prices among the traders.


Variant title:
Production and Price Outlook for the 2005/6 Agricultural Marketing Season: Small-scale Trader Expectations in Central and Northern Mozambique
Issue Date:
2005
Publication Type:
Report
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/55247
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/55247
Total Pages:
6
JEL Codes:
Q18
Note:
Resultados das Investigações do SIMA-Dest e Departamento de Análise de Políticas MADER-Direcção de Economia
Series Statement:
Flash
44P




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