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Australia to import wheat for first time in 12 years as drought eats into grain production14 May 9:07pm

Australia to import wheat for first time in 12 years as drought eats into grain production

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Biosecurity concerns raised over import from Canada as Australia’s winter crop forecast to drop 20% below 20-year long-term average Australia is planning to import wheat for the first time in 12 years after drought across the eastern states saw grain production fall 20% last year. The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources confirmed this week it had issued a bulk import permit to allow wheat to be brought in from Canada to be processed for the domestic market.
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