Weekly commodity price update

Commodity price charts

World market indicators

World market indicators

Charts of selected world agricultural market indicator prices.

Australian market indicators

Australian market indicators

Charts of selected Australian agricultural market indicator prices.

Australian horticulture prices

Australian horticulture prices

Charts of movements in Australian wholesale horticultural prices.


Weekly price movements

Current indicators – 17 June 2021

Indicator Week ended Unit Latest price Previous week Weekly change Price 12 months ago Annual change

Selected world indicator prices

AUD/USD Exchange rate 16-Jun A$/US$ 0.77 0.77 0% 0.69 12%
Wheat – US no. 2 hard red winter wheat, fob Gulf 16-Jun US$/t 290 292 -1% 212 37%
Corn – US no. 2 yellow corn, fob Gulf 16-Jun US$/t 290 299 -3% 147 98%
Canola – Rapeseed, Canada, fob Vancouver 16-Jun US$/t 681 718 -5% 374 82%
Cotton – Cotlook 'A' Index 16-Jun USc/lb 96 93 3% 68 41%
Sugar – Intercontinental Exchange, nearby futures, no.11 contract 16-Jun USc/lb 17 18 -2% 12 46%
Wool – Eastern Market Indicator 16-Jun Ac/kg clean 1,315 1,393 -6% 1,170 12%
Wool – Western Market Indicator 02-Jun Ac/kg clean 1,385 1,360 2% 1,538 -10%

Selected Australian grain export prices

Milling Wheat – APW, Port Adelaide, SA 16-Jun A$/t 381 375 1% 313 22%
Feed Wheat – ASW, Port Adelaide, SA 16-Jun A$/t 374 371 1% 299 25%
Feed Barley – Port Adelaide, SA 16-Jun A$/t 328 323 2% 272 21%
Canola – Kwinana, WA 16-Jun A$/t 787 776 1% 626 26%
Grain Sorghum – Brisbane, QLD 16-Jun A$/t 380 375 1% 370 3%

Selected domestic livestock indicator prices

Beef – Eastern Young Cattle Indicator 16-Jun Ac/kg cwt 907 898 1% 727 25%
Mutton – Mutton indicator (18–24 kg fat score 2–3), Vic 16-Jun Ac/kg cwt 653 659 -1% 680 -4%
Lamb – Eastern States Trade Lamb Indicator 16-Jun Ac/kg cwt 839 812 3% 941 -11%
Pig – Eastern Seaboard (60.1–75 kg), average of buyers & sellers 02-Jun Ac/kg cwt 318 318 0% 406 -22%
Goats – Eastern States (12.1–16 kg) 09-Jun Ac/kg cwt 869 857 1% 760 14%
Live cattle – Light steers ex Darwin to Indonesia 17-Feb Ac/kg lwt 355 355 0% 360 -1%
Live sheep – Live wethers (Muchea WA saleyard) to Middle East 19-May $/head 145 145 0% N/A N/A

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) weighted average prices a

Dairy – Whole milk powder 16-Jun US$/t 3,997 4,062 -2% 3,249 23%
Dairy – Skim milk powder 16-Jun US$/t 3,356 3,415 -2% 2,521 33%
Dairy – Cheddar cheese 16-Jun US$/t 4,328 4,324 0% 4,851 -11%
Dairy – Anhydrous milk fat 16-Jun US$/t 5,687 5,654 1% 6,140 -7%

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

Note: Prices shown in this table are updated once a week on Thursday, except Global Dairy Trade prices which are updated twice monthly following the first and third Tuesday of each month.
Sources: See data attribution

Other resources

Updates and commentary on commodity price movements are also available from the NSW DPI Weekly Commodity Report.

Last reviewed: 17 June 2021
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