Australia has the highest wheat price in the world

Gregor Heard
Updated July 24 2020 - 11:10am, first published July 23 2020 - 2:41pm
Australian wheat was the highest priced on the world export market last year, while Australia also enjoyed the biggest average price hike from 2009 to 2019 according to market researchers IndexBox.
Australian wheat was the highest priced on the world export market last year, while Australia also enjoyed the biggest average price hike from 2009 to 2019 according to market researchers IndexBox.

A REPORT by international agricultural market research firm IndexBox has found Australia achieved the highest average wheat export price in the world in 2019, with an average value of $370 a tonne.

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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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