7307.0 - Wheat Stocks and Exports, Australia, May 2012 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/07/2012   
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Wheat grain exported
  • Wheat grain exports in May 2012 were down by 84 thousand tonnes (or 4%) since April 2012 (revised).
  • The total of wheat grain exported in May 2012 was 2.3 million tonnes which was 459 thousand tonnes (or 25%) more than May 2011
  • Western Australia contributed 616 thousand tonnes which accounted for 27% of national wheat grain exports.

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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 April 2012, Indonesia imported the most Australian wheat grain, with 403 thousand tonnes. China and Viet Nam each imported 275 thousand and 255 thousand tonnes of Australian wheat grain exports respectively in April 2012.

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

Source(s): Wheat Stocks and Exports, Australia