AEGIC’s Economics and Market Insights Team analyses market information and economic data to understand future market trends and opportunities.
This analysis helps the Australian grains industry position itself to capture maximum value from future opportunities.
Browse our reports below. Further market insight is available at AEGIC’s blog and content hub.
Novel coronavirus: potential impacts on Australia’s grain producers
AEGIC Chief Economist Professor Ross Kingwell prepared this analysis of potential impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). The information was current as of 10 February 2019.
The growing consumption of bread and baked goods in Indonesia
Getting more Aussie wheat into premium Indonesian bakeries could increase value for Australian growers, as our nearest neighbours continue to eat more and more bread and baked goodies.
Australia’s Grain Outlook 2030
More than half of Australia’s extra grain production in 2030 will be consumed within Australia. Only about half of the additional grain will be available for export, with the rest going straight to the domestic market – mostly for animal feed.
- Full report (5 MB, pdf)
Wheat and barley markets in the Philippines: Opportunities For Australia
While there are other more compelling prospects for Australian grain in South East Asia, strong population and consumption growth could represent opportunities for increased Australian wheat and barley exports to the Philippines.
Wheat and barley markets in Vietnam: their strategic importance to Australia
Vietnam is experiencing rapid economic and social change, with its economy set to double by 2030. Vietnam’s appetite for bread and noodles made from premium Australian wheat could jump 44% by 2030. AEGIC’s report, "Wheat and barley markets in Vietnam: their strategic importance to Australia", analyses Vietnam’s grain market and economy to understand trends and suggest future actions for Australia.
The Indonesian noodle market: its importance to Australian wheat exports
Due to its stability and magnitude, Indonesia’s noodle market, especially its instant noodle market, will remain a major source of Indonesia’s demand for imported wheat. Fortunately for Australia, flour made from Australian wheat is used in both instant and fresh noodles. This is the second in a series of three reports on the current status and future prospects of the Indonesian wheat market.
Australia’s grain supply chains - costs, risks and opportunities full report
Australia needs to continue to reform its export grain supply chains to remain competitive in an increasingly challenging global grain market, according to a new report from the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC).
The Indonesian wheat market: its strategic importance to Australia
AEGIC has released the first in a series of reports analysing where Australia’s grain demand is likely to come from in coming years. This report outlines Indonesia’s economic and demographic trends and reveals the dramatic growth Indonesia will experience towards 2030 and how this will affect demand for Australian wheat.
Ukraine - An emerging challenge for Australian Wheat Exports
In the third report AEGIC predominantly focused on Ukraine’s export grain value chain. AEGIC compared and contrasted the Ukrainian and Australian grain value chains and reviewed the factors that may influence the future of Ukraine’s grains industry.
The cost of Australia's bulk grain export supply chains - An information paper
This was the first of these reports and was published in January 2014. It focused exclusively on Australia.
Western Australia’s noodle wheat industry – Current status and future challenges
Western Australia has a long history of breeding and supplying high quality noodle wheat to Japan and Korea. Noodles are a vital staple food in both Japanese and Korean diets. However, noodle wheat production in WA faces several challenges. The Grain Industry Association of WA (GIWA) Inc. commissioned the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) to report on those challenges and outline the current state of the noodle industry. The report will inform industry discussion about what actions are required to meet those challenges.
Horizons: the AEGIC Content Hub
This adjunct to AEGIC’s main website was established with the goal of delivering impactful content in a wider range of formats.
Central to the platform is an ongoing blog, through which AEGIC researchers are able to communicate key themes as they emerge.