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PORT GRADE PREV PRICE PRICE CHANGE
FX Spot USD Cur 0.7439 0.7435
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Alb 17 W Alb APW1 FIS 262 262 -
Kwi 17 W Kwi APW1 FIS 265 265 -
Kwi 17 C Kwi CAN1 FIS 542 542 -
Kwi 17 L Kwi LUP1 FIS 285 285 -
Ger 17 C Ger CAG1 FIS 511 512
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Kwi 17 C Kwi CAG1 FIS 511 512
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Esp 17 B Esp BFED1 FIS 220 220 -
Kwi 17 B Kwi BFED1 FIS 220 220 -
Kwi 17 B Kwi SCOP1 FIS 250 250 -
Alb 17 B Alb LATR1 FIS 250 250 -
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GIWA Aug Update

11th Aug 2017


  • GIWA released their 2017 crop production estimates.

  • WA is expected to produce 10.2mmt of grain this season, down from 18.2mmt in 2016.

  • Production estimates for this year in mmt (last year in brackets):


    • Wheat: 5.5mmt (10.2)

    • Barley: 2.7mmt (4.2)

    • Canola: 1.2mmt (2.1)

    • Oats: 0.44mmt (0.93)

    • Lupins: 0.31mmt (0.71)

    • Field Pea: 0.043mmt (0.04)


APW2 Segregations in CBH

13th Jul 2017


  • CBH Operations will continue to segregate APW2 in 2017-18, but there are likely to be fewer APW2 receival services compared to previous years.

  • Segregation locations will be confirmed closer to harvest.

  • The transition to the use of APW1 as the main APW grade is still being discussed.

GIWA Crop Report July

7th Jul 2017

GIWA (Grain Industry Assoc. of WA) released their July report today:



  • WA total crop production estimate of 10-12mmt.

  • Estimate 30% of Geraldton zone will not be harvested.

  • Estimate 10% of north and eastern Kwinana zone will not be harvested.

  • Ger zone planted area at 1.139m ha; of which 831,000ha is cereals.

  • Total WA area planted is 7.8m ha.

  • The most significant change in planted area estimates from last month is Lupins; down 5%.

GIWA Crop Report

9th Jun 2017


  • GIWA updated their crop area estimates for the 2017 season.

  • WA is expected to plant 7.95m ha; down 0.4% from the May report.

  • Area estimates for June vs. May:


    • Wheat: 4.88m ha, down 0.4%.

    • Barley: 1.29m ha, up 0.5%.

    • Canola: 1.19m ha, down 0.4%.

    • Oats: 0.21m ha, down 3.7%.

    • Lupins: 0.35m ha, down 0.6%.

    • Field Pea: 0.031m ha, unchanged.


CBH/Plum Grove Managed Pool

31st May 2017


  • CBH and Plum Grove will offer a Managed Pool product for the 2017-18 season.

  • Contracting period is 6-16th June.

  • Hedging period guidelines: 35% by September, 65% by December and 90% by March.

  • The pool finalisation date is May 2018.

  • The cost of this pool is 3.25% (FOB).