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Manildra explains wheat import position to growers

Manildra Group has issued a letter to Australian growers explaining how and why it will be including high-protein Canadian wheat in the feedstock for its Shoalhaven Starches plant…Read More

John Honan, Manildra Group managing director, May 22, 2019

Australia’s March chickpea exports at 25,364t drop 46pc over month

Australia’s March chickpea exports totaled 25,364 tonnes, down 46 per cent from the February figure, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics…Read More

Liz Wells, May 22, 2019

India lifts wheat tariff as election, harvest shape policy

India has raised its wheat tariff to 40 per cent as policy-makers factor a big local wheat crop into the equation during the country’s election period…Read More

Liz Wells, April 29, 2019

Australia’s February chickpea exports hit 10-month high

Australia exported 47,431 tonnes of chickpeas in February, its highest figure since April last year when 69,103t was shipped, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics…Read More

Liz Wells, April 17, 2019

Indonesia/Australia agreement opens feed grains foothold: Rural Bank

The recently-signed Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) provides an opportunity for Australian grain growers to capitalise on Australia’s preferential access into Indonesia’s lucrative feed grain markets, according to Rural Bank…Read More

Grain Central, April 16, 2019

Chickpeas to Bangladesh mark end to season’s bulk sales

A cargo of chickpeas, loading at Gladstone this week and bound for Bangladesh, will close Australia’s bulk export program for the current marketing year…Read More

Liz Wells, April 15, 2019

Australia ships 384,891t of barley to China in February

Latest export data shows Australia shipped 384,891 tonnes of barley to China in February, up marginally from the January figure, and despite China’s anti-dumping investigation into the pricing of Australian barley…Read More

Liz Wells, April 12, 2019

Philippines tops Australia’s bulk February wheat sales

Market-watchers including the USDA have noted an upswing in wheat demand from The Philippines, which was Australia’s biggest bulk wheat customer in February…Read More

Liz Wells, April 10, 2019

Tighter wheat stocks; reduced Canadian canola exports; cotton consumption down: USDA

A reduction in Canada’s canola exports and tightening world wheat stocks have been forecast by the USDA in its April World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report, and can be seen as vaguely bullish for Australian grain prices…Read More

Grain Central, April 10, 2019

Mi goreng/Australian wheat: a perfect match

Due to its stability and magnitude, Indonesia’s noodle market, especially its instant noodle market, will remain a major source of Indonesia’s demand for Australian wheat…Read More

Grain Central, April 4, 2019

ACCC prompts rejig of contract terms for stevedoring trio

Road and rail operators stand to benefit from changes to contract terms with DP World Australia, Hutchison Ports Australia and Victoria International Container Terminal following the voicing of concerns by Australia’s consumer watchdog about their fairness…Read More

Grain Central, April 3, 2019

GrowerCo calls for perspective on politics behind case for Newcastle

On the eve of the NSW election, GrowerCo director and farmer Charles Brett says politicians should ensure the Port of Newcastle can compete on a level playing field when it comes to being an export point for grain grown in northwest NSW…Read More

Charles Brett, GrowerCo, March 22, 2019

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