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Due to the competitiveness of Aussie #wheat, some unusual destinations are starting to appear on the export stem i.e. the East African nation of Djibouti picked up a cargo of WA's finest in Dec, eclipsing their historical buying volume! #oatt pic.twitter.com/5itK0arwje

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Strong Start for Barley Prices in 2021

14th January 2021   Barley Battled in 2020 The Australian barley market took shot after shot last year, starting with China’s announcement they would implement a prohibitive tariff on the feed grain following an anti-dumping investigation against Australia. This was compounded by the fantastic turnaround in production last year, with Australia growing approx. 13 Mt, […] READ MORE


Falling Forward Through Droughts with Walgett Farmer Angus Remond

Angus Remond, a farmer in Northern NSW talks about his experiences farming during the past 2 years of drought at Walgett and the turnaround they have witnessed this season. Angus is a 3rd generation farmer and has been back on his farm “Morendah” which is 90klms North-West of Walgett managing 5,400 Hectares of wheat, barley and […] READ MORE


Managing Weaker Harvest Prices in WA

Managing Weaker Harvest Prices in WA – Nov 2020 The Weakest Sellers are Always at Harvest As harvest progresses throughout Australia in what is expected to be the second biggest winter cereal crop on record, wheat prices have fallen as harvest rolls on. At time of writing, wheat prices on face value remain healthy across […] READ MORE


Managing Weaker Harvest Prices

Managing Weaker Harvest Prices – Nov 2020 The Weakest Sellers are Always at Harvest As harvest progresses throughout Australia in what is expected to be the second biggest winter cereal crop on record, wheat prices have fallen as harvest rolls on. At time of writing, wheat prices on face value remain healthy across the country, […] READ MORE


Saudi books 725,000t barley for Oct, 1H Nov arrival

Market Check head of strategy Nick Crundall said the tender results were encouraging for both global and Australian barley prices, with booked values up more than US$11/t since the last tender to follow some of the rise in pricing seen recently in wheat. (Grain Central) Read more here READ MORE


Australian March wheat exports at 1.02Mt up 28pc from February

“A similar theme played out as previous months, with China doing the heavy lifting,” Market Check head of strategy Nick Crundall said. Read more here.


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


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