7307.0 - Wheat Stocks and Exports, Australia, Jul 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/09/2012   
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Wheat grain exported
  • The total of wheat grain exported in July 2012 was 2.3 million tonnes which was 577 thousand tonnes (or 34%) more than July 2011.
  • Wheat grain exports in July 2012 were down by 67 thousand tonnes (or 3%) since June 2012 (revised).
  • Western Australia contributed 919.3 thousand tonnes which accounted for 41% 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 June 2012, Indonesia imported the most Australian wheat grain, with 596 thousand tonnes. This was followed by The Republic of Korea with 261 thousand tonnes and Japan with 223 thousand tonnes.

Graph Image for Monthly data for top 5 wheat export destinations

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

Source(s): Wheat Stocks and Exports, Australia