India posts record cotton consumption, strong exports: USDA

India’s 2021/22 cotton consumption is forecast at a record 25.5 million bales (Mb) and exports are projected at the second-highest level in eight years at 5.8 million…Read More

Grain Central, October 15, 2021

Egypt buys but Russia misses the prize

Egypt’s state grains buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities, announced the results of its latest wheat tender early last week and, yet again, Russian origin remained too expensive to participate…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, September 7, 2021

GAL receives grant to explore new grain export channels

Grains Australia has been awarded a $969,480 grant to develop new export markets for Australian grains, oilseeds and pulses…Read More

Grain Central, July 23, 2021

Commercial partners sought for novel Australian oat products

Australian oat noodles and oat ‘rice’ are set to become popular pantry staples here and overseas, once new manufacturing processes developed by AEGIC are matched with the right commercial partners…Read More

Grain Central, July 19, 2021

Second biggest winter crop valued at near-record $35.5 billion: ABARES

The gross value of crop production is estimated to have reached a near-record $35.5 billion in 2020–21, boosted by Australia’s second-biggest winter crop on record and relatively high world grain and oilseed prices…Read More

Grain Central, June 16, 2021

Push to boost demand for Australian barley in Vietnam

Vietnamese grain customers are showing strong interest in using more clean, green and nutritious Australian barley in animal feed rations…Read More

Grain Central, June 7, 2021

China is buying barley – just not from Australia

Australia remains locked out of China for our barley, but this hasn’t stopped China from making large purchases from other suppliers which assists Australia by competing in other destinations without giving away too much on price…Read More

Andrew Whitelaw, Thomas Elder Markets, May 31, 2021

One year on, what has been the impact of China’s tariff on barley?

One year ago China slammed an 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley. What has been the real impact?..Read More

Andrew Whitelaw, Thomas Elder Markets, May 21, 2021

Grain takes advantage of strong export demand: Rural Bank

Rural Bank says exporters are being booked out until April as Australian grain prices become increasingly attractive to international buyers…Read More

Grain Central, February 8, 2021

AEGIC hosts feedgrain webinars for Philippines, Thailand

AEGIC has hosted webinars aimed at expanding Australian feedgrain use in The Philippines and Thailand…Read More

Grain Central, February 8, 2021

Australian December barley exports nudge 1Mt

December saw Australian barley exports nudge 1 million tonnes, with Saudi Arabia and Thailand the major buyers, with support from other volume buyers across Asia and the Middle East…Read More

Liz Wells, February 5, 2021

Australia’s wheat relationship with the rest of the world explained

Price risk management is crucial to both sellers and buyers of grain. There are many ways to protect from price risk. One of the most underutilised is the use of futures contracts…Read More

Andrew Whitelaw, Thomas Elder Markets, January 28, 2021

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