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.

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Barley 2030: Anticipated trends in global consumption

This report summarises important barley markets for Australia and makes recommendations to maximise value for the industry.

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Wheat 2030: Anticipated trends in global consumption

This report presents a set of baseline projections of international wheat consumption, based on anticipated trends from analysis of historical data.

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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Argentina’s grains industry: implications for Australia

Argentina’s wheat exports are set to double over the next decade, potentially challenging Australia’s competitiveness in key markets.


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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).


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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.



Russia’s wheat industry: Implications for Australia

AEGIC undertook competitor analyses of Russia in this in-depth analysis of the entire Russian grains industry entitled "Russia’s wheat industry: Implications for Australia".


Ukraine - An emerging challenge for Australian Wheat Exports

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.


Canada challenges Australia's grain supply chains

Canada challenges Australia's grain supply chains

The second report focused on Canada’s Pacific grain terminals, through which Canada exports most of its grain.


The cost of Australia's bulk grain export supply chains - An information paper

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.


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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.


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