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7122.0.55.001 - Stocks of Grain Held by Bulk Handling Companies and Grain Traders, Australia, Oct 2006  
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ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION

This publication contains revised estimates of the quantity of grain stored in grain storage facilities operated by major bulk grain handling companies and grain traders in Australia as at 31 October 2006.

These new estimates have been released following a revision in the collected data.

KEY POINTS

In the early stages of harvesting Australia's 2006-07 winter crop, the total quantity of grain held in storage facilities operated by the major bulk grain handling companies at 31 October 2006 was 10,469,100 tonnes.

STOCKS OF GRAIN HELD BY BULK HANDLING COMPANIES AND GRAIN TRADERS, AUSTRALIA
Oct. 2006
'000 tonnes

Wheat
r7,643.6
Barley
r1,720.8
Oats, triticale, sorghum and other feed grains, pulses and oilseeds
r1,104.7
Total all grains
r10,469.1

Note: The reference period relates to the last day of the month


NOTES


GENERAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT

1 ABS publications draw extensively on information provided freely by individuals, businesses, governments and other organisations. Their continued cooperation is very much appreciated: without it, the wide range of statistics published by the ABS would not be available. Information received by the ABS is treated in strict confidence as required by the Census and Statistics Act 1905.


RELATED PUBLICATIONS

2 Current publications and other products released by the ABS are listed in the Catalogue of Publications and Products (cat. no. 1101.0). The Catalogue is available from any ABS office or the ABS web site. The ABS also issues a daily Release Advice on the web site which details products to be released in the week ahead.


ABS DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

3 As well as the statistics included in this and related publications, the ABS may have other relevant data available on request. Inquiries should be made to Karen Connaughton on Canberra 02 6252 5337.

ROUNDING

4 Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals.


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