Post-COVID South East Asian grain market to swing back to noodles, biscuits

With COVID-19 flattening the consumption outlook for grain in SE Asia, demand is expected to shift from premium products to lower-end alternatives, with Australian grain exports into the region set to shift accordingly…Read More

Grain Central, May 27, 2020

Aussie malt may join canola, wheat in Chinese market

A complex agricultural trade environment may present opportunities for Australian malt exports to China as canola and wheat shipments continue…Read More

Liz Wells, May 20, 2020

Monthly canola exports double in March to 339,311t

Exports of Australian canola totalled 338,311 tonnes in March, more than double the 164,514t shipped in February, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics…Read More

Liz Wells, May 20, 2020

Barley industry at a glance: China targets Australia’s second biggest grain crop

Australia’s barley industry at a glance. China’s move to slap an 80 per cent tariff on imports of Australian barley will impact Australia’s second largest crop…Read More

Grain Central, May 19, 2020

Pulse Update: Planting advances in mostly good conditions

Excellent planting conditions for pulses in all states of Australia bar the west are seeing big areas of chickpeas, faba beans and lentils go into good subsoil moisture at the ideal time as the mungbean harvest continues in northern regions…Read More

Liz Wells, May 18, 2020

March chickpea exports dwindle to 17,417 tonnes

Australia’s chickpea exports in March totalled 17,417 tonnes, down 65 per cent from 49,892t shipped in February, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)…Read More

Liz Wells, May 18, 2020

Australian whole grain wheat has the advantage in Asia

Bright, white Australian wheat has a clear advantage over the red wheats of major competitors in the burgeoning Asian whole grain market…Read More

Grain Central, May 14, 2020

Coopers Brewery doubles malt exports

Despite the harm caused by COVID-19 on brewing worldwide, Coopers has doubled malt exports from its Regency Park plant in the past 12 months…Read More

Liz Wells, May 15, 2020

AMENDED: Australian barley exports drop 24pc in March to 264,206t

Barley exports in March,153,377t malting and 110,829t feed, were below the season peaks set by malting in January and feed in February. Sorghum continued to export in limited quantity. ..Read More

Liz Wells, May 12, 2020

Australian March wheat exports at 1.02Mt up 28pc from February

Wheat exports booked strong shipment in March, recent buying by China set to elevate it to top volume customer ahead of The Philippines in coming months…Read More

Liz Wells, May 12, 2020

Tariff talk stalls Australian barley sales to China

Weekend news that China is considering putting hefty tariffs on Australian barley has halted forward trade and redoubled industry and government efforts to dissuade China from making the imposition…Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, May 11, 2020

New records in trade, consumption despite COVID-19: IGC

Consumption and trade continue to bank year-on-year growth in most grains, according to the International Grains Council latest monthly Grain Market Report.
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Grain Central, May 7, 2020

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