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Don’s party adjourned Azov the weekend

Guest Author, 04 December 2018

Tensions continue to simmer in the Black Sea region after Russia seized three Ukrainian naval vessels. At this stage, disruptions to the movement of grain have been minimal, but any escalation of the standoff could have much wider ramifications.

Asian demand continues to drive WA oat exports

Grain Central, 26 November 2018

Export growth for Western Australia’s oat industry continues to hold steady at five to 10 per cent per annum, according to the Grain Industry Association of Western Australia (GIWA) Oat Council.

Iraq drifting to the dark side…

Guest Author, 20 November 2018

Talk that Iraq, a substantial and vital buyer of Australian high protein wheat, is looking at the possibility of importing Russian wheat is not great news for Aussie producers according to Peter McMeekin this week.

Argentina’s grain exports challenge Australia’s competitiveness

Grain Central, 16 November 2018

Argentina’s wheat exports are set to double over the next decade, potentially challenging Australia’s competitiveness in key markets, according to a new report from the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC).

Wheat port code review set to extend scope to all bulk grains

Grain Central, 19 October 2018

The Wheat Port Code of Conduct is set to extend to cover all bulk grains, and companies not complying with the code will be subject to penalties, according to the latest review of the federal legislation released this week.

FTAs set to deliver more benefits to Australian exporters: Coulton

Henry Wells, 15 August 2018

New benefits are on the way for Australian exporters and investors through the continual upgrading of market access arrangements and Free Trade Agreements.

Who will Australia back in US/China tussle?

Neil Lyon, 09 August 2018

Australia will ultimately have to choose a side in the escalating trade and political spat between the United States and China, a move that will have big implications for Australia’s agricultural exports, according to Rabobank’s Hong Kong-based senior Asia Pacific strategist, Michael Every.

Ukraine grain juggernaut continues to rise in the East

Neil Lyon, 02 August 2018

AGIC 2018: The rise of Ukraine into a formidable force in world grain production shows no sign of slowing as the eastern European country unlocks further potential for increasing yields and expanding exports.

Uncertain price outlook for desi chickpeas

Guest Author, 27 March 2018

Price uncertainty for new-crop desi chickpeas as market grapples with implications of India’s imposition of tariffs on imports.

Durum exports from Kembla headline lacklustre year

Liz Wells, 26 March 2018

Port Kembla is usually a powerhouse of bulk grain exporting at this time of year, but not so in 2018, following below-average yields across much of southwest and central NSW which depleted the export surplus throughout its drawing arc.