Trade

India-Australia partnership buoys hopes for barley trade

Australia’s barley industry is hoping the strengthening relationship between India and Australia will open the Indian market to Australian barley…Read More

Liz Wells, June 15, 2020

Wheat production concerns in Europe spook markets

Wheat futures bounced off an eight-month low last week as concerns for the state of the EU winter crop added to deteriorating conditions in Russia, Ukraine and most of south eastern Europe…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, May 26, 2020

Australian barley growers are the victims of weaponised trade rules

Some deduce China’s recent trade impositions on Australia stem from Australia’s advocacy for an investigation into the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is a longer history of simmering tensions between the two nations…Read More

Richard Holden, UNSW, May 22, 2020

Australia to hold the line on rules-based trade in China dispute: Birmingham

Australia will continue to apply the principles of a rules-based global trading system in response to recent moves by China to impose a tariff on Australian barley imports and suspend four Australian meat processing plants…Read More

Neil Lyon, May 21, 2020

Barley industry lobbies for WTO move over China

The Australian barley industry has called on the Australian Government to use World Trade Organization (WTO) mechanisms to lessen the impact of China’s tariffs which have been placed on Australian barley…Read More

Grain Central, May 19, 2020

Indonesia trade deal set to boost grain exports

Indonesia has completed the domestic ratification process for the free trade deal with Australia, clearing the way for the bilateral agreement to come into effect on July 5 with Australian grain among the early beneficiaries…Read More

Grain Central, May 14, 2020

Australian ag trade continues despite COVID-19 uncertainty: ABARES

The global spread of COVID-19 is making the short-term outlook for Australia’s agricultural sectors increasingly uncertain, according to the ABARES…Read More

Grain Central, April 23, 2020

What a difference a month makes

Australia’s season has delivered confidence to winter cropping prospects. But seasonal rainfall deficiencies remain across the cropping belt and, despite the hype, Australia’s sorghum production forecast is still the lowest in 50 years…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, March 10, 2020

Rail blockades hinder grain exports from Canada

Rail blockades across Canada continue to paralyse grain movements, leaving export grain stranded on the nation’s Prairies and slashing grain export income by as much as US$7 million per day…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, February 25, 2020

Coronavirus disrupts offshore grains events, logistics: AEGIC

Novel coronavirus, now officially known as COVID-19, is affecting Australia’s grain trade, and has prompted the postponement of AGIC events in Asia next month…Read More

Grain Central, February 13, 2020

Australia gains access to Indian malting barley market

India will allow Australian malting barley which has been fumigated with phosphine to be imported…Read More

Grain Central, February 13, 2020

Uncertainty overshadows China’s cotton balance sheet: USDA

China’s cotton consumption has been lowered due to the initial impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, including lengthened factory shutdowns due to the extended Lunar Holiday…Read More

Grain Central, February 13, 2020

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