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And lastly, lets look at where it came from. WA market share fell, with SA/EC picking up the slack. Barley exports from here on in will be pretty scarce as stocks tighten + inverse to new crop pic.twitter.com/Oqifir2tu2
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
Grain pool products still distorted
Inflated reporting of estimated pool returns (EPRs) are still dogging the grain industry. Market Check Managing Director and Founder, Brett Stevenson, continues to advocate for transparency in the grain industry in this FarmOnline article, urging growers to look past the headline numbers and choose pools based on their management strategies. Read the full article READ MORE
New opportunity for Australian wheat as India axes import tax
India has dropped its 10% import tax on wheat to zero. Richard Perkins, Market Check’s Head of Advisory, discusses how this welcome move is expected to trigger near-term sales for Australian wheat on this GrainCentral article. Read the full article READ MORE
Australian wheat sector hopes for Indian summer
Expectations that India may potentially have to import as much as four million tonnes of wheat this year comes as welcome relief to Aussie farmers. In this Farm Online article, Richard Perkins, Market Check’s Head of Advisory, analyses this season’s global supply and demand dynamic and what it may mean for Australia. Read the full article READ MORE