Grains & Oilseeds

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Market Analysis

The empire strikes back?

The reality of the barley tariff has sunk in. However, there is another nation that is staring down the barrel of potential tariff action. In

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Market Comment

One market two periods

The grains industry has been fully focused on barley this week. This is hardly surprising considering the enormity of the impact of the Chinese import

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Market Analysis

Who let the dogs out?

I was pawndering the value our canine friends had on the grain market. So now is a good oppawtunity to do some ruff calculations on

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Market Analysis

The wind that shakes the barley

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has provided an announcement ahead of the deadline on the investigation into alleged dumping of barley by Australia in

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Market Comment

Barley investigation due soon

In this week’s market comment we take a look at the new-old crop spread, the discount for barley and the Chinese anti-dumping investigation. At a

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Market Comment

Moist southern regions

Sentiment around the country is improving as seeding commences into moist ground across large parts of the nations cropping belt. This weekly comment looks at

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Research: Impact of the live sheep export moratorium

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we consulted with stakeholders in the sheep supply chain to identify the impact of the moratorium on the live sheep export trade.

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