Basis Commodities and The TUMUT Investment Group Announce Partnership

Basis Commodities and The TUMUT Investment Group are pleased to announce that Basis Commodities Consulting DMCC have been appointed by The TUMUT Investment Group as their marketing representative/agent in the GCC/Middle East region. “We are delighted to have teamed up with an internationally respected Australian storage solution provider as part of our growth journey in…

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GrainCOM 2022 – Geneva 17-19 May

With in-person industry events back on the cards, it was the promise of a conference committed to looking forward and to addressing a range of topics important to the industry currently that saw our Chris Whitwell on a plane to Geneva for GrainCOM 2022. As you would expect, a key focus was the impact the…

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Position Vacant: Commodity Account Manager

Job Type:           Full-Time Location:            Northbridge NSW 2063 – with some domestic and international travel Manager:           Managing Director Role Description: The Commodity Account Manager is a new role necessitated by the company’s growth. You will join a small, focused team in the agricultural commodities sector and will assist the Managing Director in developing a growing customer…

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Australia’s Logistical Challenges

The 2021/22 harvest is behind us and now comes the task of moving this record crop to its destination, whether that be to domestic end users or via the export pathway. We knew logistics would be strained given the sheer size of the Australian crop, however this has been exacerbated by the added pressure of mother nature.

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The Middle East Drought, War in Ukraine and Food Security

With countries that are commonly relied upon to supply wheat to the world experiencing droughts, political unrest, export caps, tariffs, and war, an already tight grains balance sheet seems to be getting tighter and supply problems are mounting. Is this higher priced environment set to last longer than three to six months? And how will this impact how the Middle East approach their food security needs into the future?

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Middle Eastern Trade – Relationships and Culture

In October 2020, it was estimated the total urban population in the Middle East was 65% of the total regional population, 10% above the global average of 55% and continuing to grow at an average of 2% per annum. Urbanisation often leads to increased access to economic, and social benefits as well as increased food…

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