Aussie Wheat Output Rises
Wed May 29, 2013 07:28 AM CDT

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones) -- Australian wheat output in the next marketing year beginning Oct. 1 is expected to rise to almost 24 million metric tons from 22 million tons this marketing year due to a likely rebound in production in Western Australia, a senior industry official said Wednesday.

"Dry weather and a delay in plantings will hurt production in several parts of eastern Australia, but it will be more than offset by gains made in the west," Allan Winney, chief executive of Emerald Grain, one of the country's largest grain trading and handling companies, told Dow Jones Newswires.

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