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Strong buying interest moves prices higher [News Oceania n°4/2018]

Period: February 5 – 16, 2018 Milk production in Australia in the first half (July-December 2017) of the dairy season was +2.96% from the same period last year. There were increases in Victoria (+ 3.6%), Tasmania (+ 6.6%) and South Australia (+ 7.5%), partly offset by decreases in New South Wales (-1.2%), Queensland (-4.5%) and Western Australia ( -0.8%). New Zealand milk production in the period June-December 2017 grew below expectations, due to drought: +0.93% from the same period last

Strong buying interest moves prices higher [News Oceania n°4/2018]

Period: February 5 – 16, 2018 Milk production in Australia in the first half (July-December 2017) of the dairy season was +2.96% from the same period last year. There were increases in Victoria (+ 3.6%), Tasmania (+ 6.6%) and South Australia (+ 7.5%), partly offset by decreases in New South Wales (-1.2%), Queensland (-4.5%) and Western Australia ( -0.8%). New Zealand milk production in the period June-December 2017 grew below expectations, due to drought: +0.93% from the same period last

2017: a strong year for EU dairy exports

The EU closed 2017 dairy extra-EU export with a +5.8% in quantity (5.17 million tons) and a + 14.5% in

Argentina: dryness affects yields for Corn and Soybean [Corn and Soybean - n°2/2018]

Global production for the season 2017-18 is projected lower both for Corn and Soybean, respectively at 1041.7 Mio t (-0.3%

The effects of La Niña on milk production [News South America n°3/2018]

Period: January 22 – February 2, 2018 La Niña has affected milk production in different ways throughout South America: in

The effects of La Niña on milk production [News South America n°3/2018]

Period: January 22 – February 2, 2018 La Niña has affected milk production in different ways throughout South America: in

2017: a strong year for EU dairy exports

The EU closed 2017 dairy extra-EU export with a +5.8% in quantity (5.17 million tons) and a + 14.5% in

Argentina: dryness affects yields for Corn and Soybean [Corn and Soybean - n°2/2018]

Global production for the season 2017-18 is projected lower both for Corn and Soybean, respectively at 1041.7 Mio t (-0.3%

The effects of La Niña on milk production [News South America n°3/2018]

Period: January 22 – February 2, 2018 La Niña has affected milk production in different ways throughout South America: in

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Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

 
coordinator

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

coordinator

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

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Following the dairy imports in real time

The chartDairy market changes, sometimes quite fast. The Operators need to pay close attention to the trends of the main dairy commodities internationally traded. Therefore, not only the products that they produce or intend to buy, but all the major commodities, such as Whole Milk Powder (WMP), Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP), Butter (82%), Anhydrous Milk Fat (AMF), Cream, Liquid Milk (packed). Following these markets in detail requires a big effort. On the other hand, reading macroscopic data may be ineffective. To

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China, a strategic country for EU production

Chinese dairy figures for the month of December 2017 confirm a positive trend y-o-y both in volume and in value. Imports of cheese and WMP slowed down (respectively -19.4% and -40.5%), but recorded satisfactory level of price growth (+12% and +28.4%). Looking at the overall numbers of 2017, the role of China on the global chessboard clearly emerges. Essential, even for the West’s economies. Between January and December 2017, dairy imports increased in quantity (+12.9%) and in value (+37.4%), with positive performances for infant milk (+34.3% in quantity and +32.6% in value), WMP (+12% in quantity and +44.3% in value), SMP (+34.1% in quantity and +51.6% in value). The Cheese balance is also positive: +11.2% in quantity and +18.7% in value. The growth margin of the Cheese export is high, but it is necessary to introduce Italian products to Chinese consumers, in order to make them aware of the value of the Made in Italy. Fonterra has already started courses in Shanghai, to educate Chinese people to consume cheese. Even the decision by the Chinese Ministry of Finance to cut import tariffs on 187 consumer goods, including some cheeses, can certainly be exploited to grow. Not just Oceania. China is

Fonterra sells fresh milk in China through Alibaba [News Oceania n°2/2018]

Period: January 8 – 19, 2018 As January temperatures increase, hay demand has grown in the far south of Australia, due to light rainfall. However, Cyclone Joyce brought unprecedented rainfall across Western Australia, generally benefitting pastures there. In many parts of New Zealand it has been pretty dry and the conditions are difficult for dairy producers. December milk production decreased by 2.6% compared to December 2016. Fonterra has announced a venture with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba for the sale

China, a strategic country for EU production

Chinese dairy figures for the month of December 2017 confirm a positive trend y-o-y both in volume and in value. Imports of cheese and WMP slowed down (respectively -19.4% and -40.5%), but recorded satisfactory level of price growth (+12% and +28.4%). Looking at the overall numbers of 2017, the role of China on the global chessboard clearly emerges. Essential, even for the West’s economies. Between January and December 2017, dairy imports increased in quantity (+12.9%) and in value (+37.4%), with positive performances for infant milk (+34.3% in quantity and +32.6% in value), WMP (+12% in quantity and +44.3% in value), SMP (+34.1% in quantity and +51.6% in value). The Cheese balance is also positive: +11.2% in quantity and +18.7% in value. The growth margin of the Cheese export is high, but it is necessary to introduce Italian products to Chinese consumers, in order to make them aware of the value of the Made in Italy. Fonterra has already started courses in Shanghai, to educate Chinese people to consume cheese. Even the decision by the Chinese Ministry of Finance to cut import tariffs on 187 consumer goods, including some cheeses, can certainly be exploited to grow. Not just Oceania. China is

Fonterra sells fresh milk in China through Alibaba [News Oceania n°2/2018]

Period: January 8 – 19, 2018 As January temperatures increase, hay demand has grown in the far south of Australia, due to light rainfall. However, Cyclone Joyce brought unprecedented rainfall across Western Australia, generally benefitting pastures there. In many parts of New Zealand it has been pretty dry and the conditions are difficult for dairy producers. December milk production decreased by 2.6% compared to December 2016. Fonterra has announced a venture with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba for the sale

China, a strategic country for EU production

Chinese dairy figures for the month of December 2017 confirm a positive trend y-o-y both in volume and in value. Imports of cheese and WMP slowed down (respectively -19.4% and -40.5%), but recorded satisfactory level of price growth (+12% and +28.4%). Looking at the overall numbers of 2017, the role of China on the global chessboard clearly emerges. Essential, even for the West’s economies. Between January and December 2017, dairy imports increased in quantity (+12.9%) and in value (+37.4%), with positive performances for infant milk (+34.3% in quantity and +32.6% in value), WMP (+12% in quantity and +44.3% in value), SMP (+34.1% in quantity and +51.6% in value). The Cheese balance is also positive: +11.2% in quantity and +18.7% in value. The growth margin of the Cheese export is high, but it is necessary to introduce Italian products to Chinese consumers, in order to make them aware of the value of the Made in Italy. Fonterra has already started courses in Shanghai, to educate Chinese people to consume cheese. Even the decision by the Chinese Ministry of Finance to cut import tariffs on 187 consumer goods, including some cheeses, can certainly be exploited to grow. Not just Oceania. China is

Fonterra sells fresh milk in China through Alibaba [News Oceania n°2/2018]

Period: January 8 – 19, 2018 As January temperatures increase, hay demand has grown in the far south of Australia, due to light rainfall. However, Cyclone Joyce brought unprecedented rainfall across Western Australia, generally benefitting pastures there. In many parts of New Zealand it has been pretty dry and the conditions are difficult for dairy producers. December milk production decreased by 2.6% compared to December 2016. Fonterra has announced a venture with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba for the sale

Fonterra to expand dairy operations in Australia [News Oceania n°3/2018]

Period: January 22 – February 2, 2018 Fonterra announced a dairy processing plant expansion in Australia with an upgrade of the milk processing plants across Victoria and Tasmania, in a move to increase capacity and meet unique demand opportunities for dairy. Milk production in Australia in December 2017 was 2.45% higher than in December 2016 and in the first half of the dairy season (July-December) milk production increased by +2.96% compared to the same period of 2016. Drought continues in

Fonterra to expand dairy operations in Australia [News Oceania n°3/2018]

Period: January 22 – February 2, 2018 Fonterra announced a dairy processing plant expansion in Australia with an upgrade of the milk processing plants across Victoria and Tasmania, in a move to increase capacity and meet unique demand opportunities for dairy. Milk production in Australia in December 2017 was 2.45% higher than in December 2016 and in the first half of the dairy season (July-December) milk production increased by +2.96% compared to the same period of 2016. Drought continues in