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The divergence in new/old crop #wheat prices in Aust is growing as old crop is supported by strong export pace + domestic shorts. New crop, while buoyed by lower AUD/higher global prices is pressured by promising prospects for a big EC winter cereals plant #oatt #harvest20 pic.twitter.com/z0v2crV8Lu

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Supply concerns mount as pandemic roars

Unprecedented reporting of stocks reveals tight domestic situation: The global macro markets are truly facing the first Black Swan event we’ve seen in over a decade, with agricultural markets not immune to the volatility. READ MORE


China’s Wheat Demand To Surge in 2020

China Wheat Policies In 2001, China implemented a policy to allow the importation of a set volume of wheat each year as part of its accession into the WTO. These Tariff Rate Quotas, or TRQs, have reached an annual volume of 9.6mmt in a bid to open China up to the wold wheat market. In […] READ MORE


Australia’s December wheat exports jump 68pc to 925,290t

“Wheat exports were strong in December relative to our overall exportable surplus, continuing the trend of our export pace running at an unsustainably fast rate,” Market Check head of strategy Nick Crundall said. “Indonesia came in as the main buyer with its biggest monthly total since December 2018. Read more here. READ MORE


Australia exports 559,106 tonnes of wheat in Nov

November wheat-export data illustrated that our exports weren’t flying out the door, but considering November exports were predominately backed by old-crop volumes, it’s understandable that overall figures were fairly low, explains Nick Crundall, Head of Strategy at Market Check in this article published by Grain Central..Read More.   READ MORE


Where has the demand gone?

The elasticity of our inelastic demand Tough Season 2019 offered up one of the most challenging production environments we’ve seen in a long time. However, the grain markets were equally as tough, with high market volatility throughout the season. This caused some financial heartache amongst the export/trading community, meaning 2019 will be a year to […] READ MORE


The Future of the Grain Industry

The Road is Rarely Straight Industry Leaders & Losers The Australian grains industry has gone through significant change since I started my career in 2005 and I’ve witnessed much of this change first hand through the lens of various supply chain participants. Australian growers have experienced big swings in market participants, demand dynamics, prices, weather […] READ MORE


China holds the key to barley market

The barley market was at a delicate juncture, with prices currently competitive into export markets but with few export buyers looking to accumulate serious parcels of grain as yet explained Nick Crundall, Market Check Head of Strategy in this article published by Stock Journal...Read More READ MORE


Recognition for a WA tillage trail blazer

Jackie’s approach to building the skill sets and supporting rural and regionally-based small business owners and entrepreneurs is outstanding, explains Brett Stevenson, Market Check Founder and Managing Director in this article published by Farm Weekly..read more READ MORE


People on the move in the grains and cropping sector

Our presence in WA will be vastly different to 2002, explains Brett Stevenson, Market check founder and managing director, in this article published on Grain Central...read More


Yemen Australia’s biggest July bulk wheat buyer: ABS

ABS July wheat export data came in as expected, explains Nick Crundall, Market Check head of strategy, in this article published on Grain Central...read more


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