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Are recent variations in cereal and meat exports seasonal?

In our recent July 2017 Economic Briefing Report we noted that there had been a decline in the value of South Australia’s overseas exports of food and live animals, driven by reductions in exports of cereals and cereal preparations and meat and meat preparations (despite these falls exports remained at a strong level). A reader […]

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ABARES forecast strong winter crop, but recent rainfalls cloud the picture

On Tuesday, ABARES released its latest Australian Crop Report.
Average to well above average rainfalls over the winter and spring periods in the eastern states and South Australia provided excellent growing conditions for broadacre crops. However, recent rainfalls have delayed harvesting and reduced crop quality.
Total national winter crop production for 2010/11 is forecast to be […]

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