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Brazil: milk sales increase in retail, but fall in food-service [News South America n°6/2020]

Period: March 16 – 27, 2020 In South America, milk production is seasonally increasing. During the past weeks, lower temperatures and scattered showers have helped boosting dairy cows’ yields and soil moisture in several corn and soybean farming areas. Compared

Posted in Argentina_en, Brazil, News South America, South America

China: dairy import in early 2020 exceeds expectations [VIDEO]

China’s dairy import in January-February 2020 has recorded a trend better than expected. The trade of finished products increased significantly, especially from the EU, while the milk powders import diminished. China’s dairy imports data for the period January-February 2020 are

Posted in China, Dairy export, Dairy View EN

Soybean production expected +7.7% in Brazil, world’s main producer

Soybean production increase in South America Soybean global production for the season 2019/20 is forecast at 341,76 Mio Tons, -4.7% compared to 2018/19 season, but increasing compared to the previous estimates. This increase reflects the higher projected production in Brazil

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Lower milk production supports prices [News Oceania n°6/2020]

Period: March 2 – 13, 2020 In Australia, milk production has been steady in recent months, with rainfall offsetting the impact of dry conditions in many regions and helping to check higher feed costs. In January 2020, New Zealand milk

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Growing demand of drinking milk and cream [News South America n°5]

Period: March 2 – 13, 2020  The climate in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay has been mainly dry and warm during the last weeks, promoting the growth of second-crop corn in southern Brazil and improved the development of summer grains in

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New Zealand: Cheddar exports keep moving despite Coronavirus [News Oceania n°5/2020]

Period: February 17 – 28, 2020 In Australia, January – December 2019 milk production decreased 4.3% from 2018. July – January milk production is lower of 3.7% compared to the same period of last year. Considering the fire and drought

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Climate ‘guide’ the market [News South America n°4/2020]

Period: February 3 – 14, 2020 During the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, the southeast region of Brazil suffered of dry weather, which reduced the volume and quality of fodder in many dairy farms. As a result,

Posted in News South America, None, South America

Corn: market rally in the coming months?

World Corn production expected to decrease by 1%. World corn production for the season 2019/20 is estimated at 1111.59 Mio Tons, unchanged compared to the last outlook. The overall production is expected to decrease by 1% compared to the previous

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Coronavirus affects WMP and SMP prices [News Oceania n°4/2020]

Period: February 3 – 14, 2020 In Australia, dairy impacts of the raging fires remain to be quantified. Producers had already been reducing herd numbers due to tight feed. The fire aftermath left many dead cows and destroyed crops, both

Posted in Australia_, New Zealand, News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Argentina: export tariffs could affect SMP and WMP prices [News South America n°3/2020]

Period: January 20 – 31, 2020 Farm milk output is seasonally declining in the key dairy basins of South America. High summer temperatures had taken a toll on cows’ comfort, lowering their productive milk yields. Dryness returned in South America

Posted in Argentina_en, South America