22 - Indonesia’s growing prosperity – a good news story for Australian wheat exports

It should come as little surprise to hear that Indonesia is Australia’s most important wheat export market.  Accounting for nearly one-quarter of all wheat exports, there is clear daylight between Indonesia and our other wheat export markets.  Less well-known is the fact that our neighbours to the north are poised to play an even bigger role in our wheat export program.

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21 - Urbanisation will continue to underpin Indonesia’s growing hunger for functional, high-quality wheat

 “Urbanization brings major changes in demand for agricultural products both from increases in urban populations and from changes in their diets and demands.”

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18 - Guerrillas v Gorillas – Levelling the playing field in Australia’s export grain markets

Flexibility is a critical factor for overcoming disparities of size or brute strength between you and your competition.  In fact, just recognising this disparity is half the battle, with many a graveyard full of those who failed to recognise that perhaps it wasn’t a good idea after all to challenge anyone nicknamed “Brutus” to an MMA-style prison yard cage fight. 

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Peter Elliott
12 - Feed versus food: Implications for Australian wheat

Wheat is an ancient grain. We’ve found many uses for it. We use it for foods like bread, noodles, pasta, cakes and biscuits. We need to retain some of it as seed. It’s used as an animal feed and we use it in industrial processes such as manufacturing ethanol.  With so many different potential uses the strategic question facing wheat industries around the globe becomes: what sorts of wheat are best to grow?

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