Talk of Russia, Ukraine wheat export limits sends prices higher

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
August 21 2018 - 10:00am
Grain has poured through Ukrainian ports such as Novorossiysk,pictured, in recent years but there is talk of a slowdown of Ukrainian and Russian grain exports this year as governments try to ensure domestic supply. Photo by Stephanie Sinclair.

THE AUSTRALIAN grains industry is currently digesting the news the Russian government has discussed potentially implementing export quotas in order to keep Russian domestic grain prices in check.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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