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Wet weather slows down New Zealand’s milk productions [News Oceania n°14/2017]

Period: September 18 – 29, 2017 Fonterra, the large dairy cooperative, has announced plans to increase the milk supply in Australia as well as dairy processing capacity. There is a waiting list of dairy producers hoping to join the coop, partly developed

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Milk prices increased in Oceania [News Oceania n°10/2017]

Period: July 24 – August 4, 2017 On July 27, Fonterra announced to the New Zealand farmers a forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2017/2018 season increased by 0.25 New Zealand Dollars, to NZD 6.75 per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS) or

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Australian export: milk grew, while cheese, butter and SMP decreased

VOLUMES: Australia exports in DECEMBER 2016 compared to December 2015 increased in volumes for: Condensed Milk (+36.6%) Infant milk formula (+11.4%) Cheese (+0.7%) decreased for: WMP (-2.4%) Liquid milk (-8.0%) SMP (-15.9%) Butter (-27.5%) UNIT PRICES: The unit prices of

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Brexit: which effects for the dairy market?

The UK does not cover its milk needs. Its self-sufficiency rate is 88% (year 2015). During 2015 the UK imported 494,000 tons of Cheese, which corresponded to 1,803 million Euro, and 106,000 tons of Butter, which corresponded to 363 million

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Is the future of dairy in New Zealand really in the EU hands? [News Oceania n°13/2016]

Period: June 13 – 24, 2016 AUSTRALIA Milk production: the 2015/2016 production season is nearing an end. Weather situation: recent rains have eased drought conditions. Milk producers: following recent rains there has been an easing of demand for fodder. Good grass feeding has

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Australia doubles milk and cream export (April 2016)

Australia exports in April 2016 compared to April 2015 increased in volumes for: Infant milk formula (+292.8%) Milk and cream (+50.2%) WMP (+23.8%) Butter (+2.6%) decreased for: Cheese (-3.1%) SMP (-26.5%) The main Importers of Milk and cream in the

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