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7307.0 - Wheat Stocks and Exports, Australia, Apr 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/06/2012   
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Wheat grain exported
  • Wheat grain exports were up 301 thousand tonnes in April 2012 which was a rise of 15% from March 2012 (revised).
  • The total of wheat grain exported in April 2012 was 2.4 million tonnes. This was the second largest amount of wheat grain exported in a month within the last nine years.
  • Western Australia contributed 806 thousand tonnes which accounted for 34% of national wheat grain exports.

Graph Image for Wheat Grain Exported(a)

Annotation(s): (a) The end of September is used to represent the closing stocks of wheat grain prior to the commencement of the next harvest period (October to September).

Source(s): Wheat Stocks and Exports, Australia (cat. no. 7307.0)

Wheat grain export destinations
  • In March 2012, China imported the most Australian wheat grain, with 357 thousand tonnes. Indonesia and Viet Nam each imported 237 thousand and 218 thousand tonnes of Australian wheat grain exports respectively in March 2012.

Graph Image for Monthly data for top 5 wheat export destinations in March 2012

Footnote(s): Source: ABS data available on request, International trade.

Source(s): Wheat Stocks and Exports, Australia

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