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

Indonesia-Australia pact a win for farmers: GrainGrowers

Australia will be able to export up to 500,000 tonnes of wheat, barley and sorghum in total to Indonesia in the opening year of a bilateral trade agreement ratified last week by Indonesia. ..Read More

Liz Wells, February 10, 2020

Port access remains a concern for grain exporters: ACCC

The ACCC’s latest bulk grain ports monitoring report found grain exporters remain concerned about the fairness and transparency of their access to Australia’s bulk grain export supply chains…Read More

Grain Central, December 19, 2019

China’s pork plight intensifies

African Swine Fever has decimated pig numbers in China, and boosted its demand for imported pork, as well as Australian beef to help fill the protein shortfall…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, November 26, 2019

China extends anti-dumping investigation into Australian barley

China has announced it is extending its anti-dumping investigation into Australian barley exports by six months, meaning a decision is now due in May 2020 instead of this month…Read More

Grain Central, November 15, 2019

Tariff agreement boosts US wheat access to Japan

US wheat imported into Japan will receive the same preferential advantage that is now given to Canadian and Australian wheat following the signing of a tariff agreement between the US and Japan…Read More

Grain Central, October 8, 2019

Corn tightens but wheat and barley bountiful: IGC

The International Grains Council sees a smaller maize crop partly countering bumper harvests of wheat and barley, but world total grains trade tipping the previous peak…Read More

Grain Central, August 30, 2019

Parliament urged to pass Indonesia-Australia agreement

GrainGrowers has called on the Federal Parliament to support the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement to boost export opportunities for Australian grain. ..Read More

Grain Central, August 27, 2019

Ag output growth to keep food prices low over coming decade

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15 per cent over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster, causing ag commodity prices to remain at or below their current levels…Read More

Grain Central, July 11, 2019

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