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Australia ships 763,733 tonnes bulk wheat in February

Andrew Retallick speaks with Grain Central. https://www.graincentral.com/cropping/grains/australia-ships-763733-tonnes-bulk-wheat-in-february/


Market Check Appoints New Commodity Advisor

Market Check has recently hired Grant Hinrichsen as a Senior Commodity Advisor based in Orange, Central West NSW. Richard Perkins, General Manager said “This new office differs from our centralised structure but we could not pass up the opportunity to secure a highly skilled grain marketing professional that complements our existing business.” Grant has been […] READ MORE


Barley price firms in latest Saudi tender

Tim Phelps, Market Check's Head of Markets talks with Henry Wells from Grain Central about firming barley prices in the latest Saudi tender.


No hike in Indian wheat tariff good news for Australia

Nick Crundall, Head of Strategy at Market Check speaking with Grain Central on the Indian wheat tariff - No hike in Indian wheat tariff good news for Australia


Warm weather risk to winter crops abates in Eastern Europe

Market Check's Nick Crundall discusses with Grain Central the implications of warmer weather in Eastern Europe. Warm weather risk to winter crops abates in Eastern Europe.


Russian Wheat Sales Expand Global Reach With Surge in Sudan

General Manager Tom Basnett speaks with Bloomberg Markets about Russian Wheat. Russian Wheat Sales Expand Global Reach With Surge in Sudan READ MORE


Frost bites NSW canola prospects

Richard Hall speaks with Grain Central on the NSW frost affecting canola. Frost bites NSW canola prospects, fuels higher price hopes


What does this mean for Australian grains?

Traders in Australia told Grain Central that Canada's growing conditions were already factored into world market prices for crops such as wheat, canola and barley. Nick Crundall speaks with Grain Central. What does this mean for Australian grains?


Harvest pressure, looming tariff fail to shake India’s interest in Australian wheat

India is expected to remain a volume buyer of Australian wheat until August at least, based on its requirement for methyl bromide fumigation at origin, and competitive ASW pricing against Indian new-crop into destinations in the country’s south. Richard Perkins speaks with Grain Central. Harvest pressure, looming tariff READ MORE


Strategies evolve as prices hit six-year lows

Industry-wide efforts to make sales and load ships are facing headwinds from offshore. Buyers are overwhelmed by three consecutive record world wheat crops and prices are at six-year lows. However, in this Grain Central article, Market Check’s General Manager, Tom Basnett, discusses how the outlook for ASW might not be so bearish, and encourages growers […] READ MORE


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