Who does Australia sell barley to?

In 2019, 55.7 percent of Australian barley was exported to China. Other prominent export markets included Japan and Thailand, at respectively 20.4 percent and 11.4 percent of Australia’s export barley market. In general, the overwhelming majority of barley from Australia was exported to Asian countries.

Which state in Australia produces the most barley?

Western Australia is the top region by barley production in Australia. As of 2020, barley production in Western Australia was 4 million tonnes that accounts for 39.46% of Australia’s barley production. The top 5 regions (others are Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales, and Queensland) account for 99.77% of it.

How much is a ton of barley in Australia?

Australia barley wholesale price The average price for a tonne is US$ 252.23 in Melbourne and Canberra. Australia’s import price for barley in 2019 was US$2.61 per kg.

Does Australia produce barley?

Australia produces high quality 2-row barley, with annual production averaging over 9 million tonnes/year. It is a widely grown crop (second in size only to wheat) and occupies a large geographic area – around 4 million hectares – and it is dispersed from southern Queensland through to Western Australia.

Who is the biggest exporter of barley?

France is the top country by barley exports in the world. As of 2020, barley exports in France was 1.36 million thousand US dollars that accounts for 18.34% of the world’s barley exports. The top 5 countries (others are Australia, Russian Federation, Ukraine, and Canada) account for 62.67% of it.

What percentage of Australian barley goes to China?

The imposition of the 80.5% tariff on Australian barley will also compel Chinese buyers to shift to alternative sources for malting barley.

What does China do with Australian barley?

After an 18 month investigation the Chinese Ministry of Commerce ruled that both dumping and subsidisation had occurred. On 19 May 2020 it imposed a combined 80.5% tariff on Australian barley, comprised of a 73.6% anti-dumping duty and a 6.9% countervailing duty.

How much is barley worth per tonne?

The world indicator price for barley (fob Rouen, France) is forecast to increase by 19% to US$286 per tonne in 2021–22.

How many bushels are in a tonne?

1 bushel wheat or soybean Bushels to metric ton One metric ton = =60lbs =27.216kg =0.0272metrictons = bu. X 0.027216 36.74371 bu of wheat or soybeans
1 bushel barley Bushels to metric ton One metric ton = =48lbs =21.772kg =0.0218metrictons = bu. X 0.022772 45.9296 bu of barley

Where is the best barley in the world?

Russian Federation is the top country by barley production in the world. As of 2020, barley production in Russian Federation was 20,629 thousand tonnes that accounts for 19.69% of the world’s barley production.

How much is barley worth?

Prices. The price of all barley in 2020 averaged $4.71/bushel, which resulted in a crop value of $804.5 million.

Who supplies barley to China?

Prior to May 2020, Australia was China’s main barley source. But Chinese importers are now escaping the whopping 80.5% tariff on Australian barley by buying up unprecedented volumes from France, Argentina, Canada and Ukraine.

What is Barley Australia?

Barley Australia delivers leadership to increase the value and enhance the sustainability of Australia’s barley industry. We will achieve this by addressing the following key activities: Providing timely and credible industry-specific information Managing the malting barley accreditation process

How much barley is exported each year?

Breaking that down to malt and non-malting barley, around 1.3 million tonnes of malting barley, and around 4.2 million tonnes of non-malting barley are also exported each year, though these figures vary from season to season.

How much barley do Australian Maltsters use each year?

Domestically, malting barley demand by the Australian maltsters (for supplying both domestic and export malt markets) is around 1.1 million tonnes per year and Australian domestic feed use is around 2 million tonnes each year.