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Statistics 1999 - 2000

NOTE: The information contained in the following table can also be seen in chart form  and is supplemented by the table:

From 1 October 1999 to 30 September 2000 the WEA received 573 applications for consent to export wheat in bulk, containers and / or bags. Of these, 86% were approved by the WEA. The numbers approved and rejected are shown in the following table:

Of the 494 approved applications, exporters were granted permission to ship the following tonnages to the markets below. Although consents were granted for just under 1.257 million tonnes, WEA research indicates that around 220,000 tonnes were shipped in containers and or bags in the period.

Destination Tonnes exported in Bags * Tonnes exported in Containers * Tonnes exported in Bulk* Tonnes approved by the WEA*
* Source: ABS foreign trade unpublished data - Sept 2000 * Source: ABS foreign trade unpublished data – Sept 2000 * Source: ABS foreign trade unpublished data - Sept 2000 *Source: WEA Database
Bahrain 88 504 22,405 67
Bangladesh 1,011 1,635 340,845 22,353
Brunei
      15
Cambodia
    20,750  
China
538 1,996 104,690  
Egypt
    1,103,517  
Eritrea
    3,167  
Ethiopia
    20,000  
Fiji
  2,325 81,303 8,395
France
  357   1,151
Hong Kong (Sar of China)
734 44   1,755
India
4,571 4,911 160,328 114,866
Indonesia
1,931 1,772 1,996,944 7,990
Iran
    1,859,789  
Iraq
    2,516,776   
Israel
21   39,643  
Italy
   1,296 399,521 78,380
Japan
  2,837 1,191,518 42
Kenya
     280,547  
Korea, Dem People's Rep
    13,450  
Korea, Republic of
45   1,181,377 43
Kuwait
    132,381  
Lebanon
    92,257   
Libya
    60,950  
Macedonia
      20,000
Malaysia
922 3,196 795,463 23,709
Mauritania
11    
Mauritius
151   66,880 156
Mozambique
    19,000  
Myanmar
120 4,240 2,506 56,331
Netherlands
300 780 300
New Caledonia
105 11,638 14,922 25,016
New Zealand
67 45,030 133,603 73,274
Norway
      285
Oman
    300,128  
Pakistan
  880 1,186,001  
Papua New Guinea
  602 136,346 995
Philippines
1,329   386,989 2,616
Qatar
    22,000  
Saudi Arabia
39      
Seychelles
22      
Singapore
922 1,583 82,788 2,148
Solomon Islands
    8,618  
South Africa
    131,024 35
Sri Lanka
108 22 262,389 220
Sudan
    265,089  
Sweden
     1,397 670
Switzerland
   1,452 445 4,018
Taiwan
7,675   42,181 15,133
Tanzania
    249,100  
Thailand
706 523 241,577 2,224
Turkey
     48,433  
Uganda
    7,350  
United Arab Emirates
2,778   459,098 4,840
United Kingdom
87 1,175 2,506 31,670
Viet Nam
3,449 102,955 345,829 758,293
Yemen
    544,176  
TOTAL
27,730 191,753 17,377,996 1,256,990

Of the 1.257 million tonnes consented the following grades were approved:

Grade of Wheat Tonnage
Durum (ADR 1,2,3)
80,999
General Purpose (GP,1)
14,900
Australian Hard (AH,1,4,6,9,13)
190,130
Australian Premium White (APW)
430,708
Australian Standard White (ASW)
310,516
Organic (all grades)
37,412
Australian Soft 1 (ASFT1)
10,287
Australian Feed
128,630
Australian Noodle (ASWN)
257
Australian Winter White (AWW)
5,000
Australian Prime Hard (APH 13,5)
48,151
Total
1,256,990