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Free Trade Agreements support 81pc of ag exports: ABARES

The proliferation of free trade agreements (FTAs) now sees 81 per cent of Australian agricultural exports destined for countries with which Australia has a preferential trade agreement…Read More

Grain Central, September 18, 2020

Australian wheat in demand amid China concerns

Up to 1.5Mt of Australian new-crop wheat sales appear to be on the books, with Vietnam followed by China seen as major buyers. Shippers are hopeful China takes the tonnage amid notifications of more stringent inspections. ..Read More

Liz Wells, September 16, 2020

Has India banned GM crops?

A rule change on imports into India is likely to have little impact on the grain-oilseed trade, other than a little bit of extra paperwork…Read More

Andrew Whitelaw, Thomas Elder Markets, September 9, 2020

Grain exports rise $180.7 million, cotton slumps $1.6 billion in 2019/20: Rural Bank

The value of Australian grain and sugar exports rose in 2019/20, but cotton exports dropped dramatically, according to Rural Bank’s Australian Agriculture Trade 2019/20 report…Read More

Grain Central, August 31, 2020

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

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

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

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

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