Writing 1 hour 10 mimutes
The bar charts below show levels of wheat production and wheat prices in a European country for the period 1990-2000.
Using the information from the bar charts, write a short report summarizing the changes in production and prices between 1990 and 2000.
write 120-140 words.
Wheat production and prices
Imports increased constantly during this period. The figure shows a rise of $ 4 bn within the whole period and no fluctuations are to be remarked.
Exports rose from nearly $ 3 bn in 1991 to approximately $7 bn in 2001 , suffering minor fluctuations all the way through. In general, the balance of trade remained slightly positive through the period considered.
Imports increased slightly, ending the period around $1 bn over their starting level. They suffered a temporary fall between 1992 and 1994 , followed by a steady recovery. After peaking at around $2.5 bn in 1999, imports fell slightly to their final value.
Exports figure shows the same performance although at level $4bn higher than imports.
Consequently, the balance of trade remained markedly positive throughout the period.