Current indicators - 20 April 2017

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Selected World Indicator Prices

IndicatorWeek endedUnitLatest pricePrice week priorWeekly changePrice 12 months priorYear on year change
Australian Dollar - AUD/USD Exchange Rate19-AprUS$/A$0.760.751%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.0.77-1%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.
Wheat - US no. 2 hard red winter wheat, fob Gulf18-AprUS$/t191192<1%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.199-4%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.
Coarse Grains - US no. 2 yellow corn, fob Gulf19-AprUS$/t158157<1%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.169-7%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.
Canola - Rapeseed, Europe, fob Hamburg18-AprUS$/t426424<1%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.422<1%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Cotton - Cotlook 'A' Index19-AprUSc/lb87.1 85.5 2%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.69.3 26%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Sugar - Intercontinental Exchange, nearby futures, no.11 contract19-AprUSc/lb16.5 16.7-1%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.14.3 9%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Wool - Eastern Market Indicator13-AprAc/kg clean1,5121,4594%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.1,24122%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Wool - Western Market Indicator07-AprAc/kg clean1,4591,488-2%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points. 1,30911%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.

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Selected domestic crop indicator prices

IndicatorWeek endedUnitLatest pricePrice week priorWeekly changePrice 12 months priorYear on year change
Milling Wheat - ASW1, track quote, Port Adelaide, SA18-AprA$/t1811791%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.236-23%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.
Feed Wheat - General purpose, Sydney, NSW19-AprA$/t2112062%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.259-19%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.
Feed Barley - Sydney, NSW19-AprA$/t1931902%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.223-13%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.
Canola - Portland, Vic.17-AprA$/t5155150%5003%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Grain Sorghum - Sydney, NSW19-AprA$/t2492442%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.2318%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.

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Selected domestic livestock indicator prices

IndicatorWeek endedUnitLatest pricePrice week priorWeekly changePrice 12 months priorYear on year change
Beef - Eastern Young Cattle Indicator07-AprAc/kg cwt6636413%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.57615%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Mutton - Mutton indicator (18-24 kg fat score 2-3), Vic14-AprAc/kg cwt498496<1%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.31260%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Lamb - Eastern States Trade Lamb Indicator06-AprAc/kg cwt6816544%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.51732%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Pig - Eastern Seaboard (60.1-75 kg), average of buyers & sellers07-AprAc/kg cwt3183122%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.390-20%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.
Goat - Eastern States (12.1-16 kg)10-AprAc/kg cwt6436430%52622%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Live cattle - Light steers ex Darwin to Indonesia01-AprAc/kg lwt3403400% nana
Live sheep - Live wether (Muchea WA saleyard) to Middle East10-Apr$/head124126-2%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.8743%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.

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Global Dairy Trade weighted average prices

IndicatorWeek endedUnitLatest pricePrice week priorWeekly changePrice 12 months priorYear on year change
Dairy - Whole milk powder18-AprUS$/t2,9982,9243%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.2,15639%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Dairy - Skim milk powder18-AprUS$/t2,0441,9137%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.1,72118%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Dairy - Cheddar cheese18-AprUS$/t3,4623,2885%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.2,77831%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.
Dairy - Anhydrous milk fat18-AprUS$/t5,9305,936<1%This is an image of a white arrow in a red circle indicating a decrease in percentage points.3,20383%This is an image of an white arrow in a green circle indicating an increase in percentage points.

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Global Dairy Trade prices are updated twice monthly on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

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Last reviewed:
21 Apr 2017