Australia’s barley exports during December, 2019 amounted to 239.766 thousand tons, up 3.1 times from last month, the agn. Grain On-Line said, citing the Grain Central’s webpage.
Of these total, exports of brewing barley amounted to 99.018 thousand tons, up 20.6 times from November.
Exports of feed barley reached 140.748 thousand tons, nearly 2 times larger than November. The leading barley buyers were Thailand (121.223 thousand tons) and China (31.500 thousand tons).
According to the early estimates, Australia's barley exports to China amounted to 223 thousand tons. In February barley exports are expected to be about the same.