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Australian volume needed as Asia seeks extra 20Mt of wheat

Liz Wells, 02 August 2018

AGIC 2018: Asian wheat demand is forecast to grow by 20 million tonnes over the next 20 years, and Australia needs to increase its production to compete against attractively priced Black Sea and Argentine wheat exports of improving quality and increasing value.

Philippines pips Indonesia as May’s top bulk Aus wheat destination

Liz Wells, 11 July 2018

Latest export figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics have shown The Philippines was Australia’s largest bulk wheat market in May, taking 306,483 tonnes for the month to place it well ahead of Indonesia in volume terms.

Australian first-quarter wheat exports hit 3.6Mt

Liz Wells, 23 May 2018

Australia exported 3.58 million tonnes of wheat in January-March 2018, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics export data, with Indonesia on 531,173t being the biggest bulk market and Vietnam on 122,008t being the largest boxed market.

Indonesia Australia’s biggest bulk wheat customer in 2H17

Liz Wells, 12 February 2018

Indonesia was the major destination for Australian wheat exported in bulk in the second of 2017, taking 1.74 million tonnes (Mt) out of a total of 6.63Mt shipped throughout the July-December period.

Myanmar, Vietnam major markets for Australia’s boxed wheat

Liz Wells, 12 February 2018

Myanmar was Australia’s major containerised wheat market in the second half of 2017, according to export data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Banh mi rolls drive Aussie flour exports to Vietnam

Grain Central, 31 July 2017

The humble Vietnamese baguette, bánh mì, is a key driver of Australian wheat exports to Vietnam, which has grown over the past decade to become Australia’s second largest wheat market.

Grain Central briefs: Saudi buys more barley | Turkey cuts chickpea tariffs | Pakistan pulse import crash + more

Grain Central, 20 March 2017

Market news snapshots from Grain Central commodities editor Henry Wells: Saudi to buy another 1.5 million tonnes of barley;
Turkey suspends chickpea import tariff until July 1; Pakistan trade calls for deferral of pulse shipments; A ‘listening’ approach to China’s food security