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China’s growing appetite for Yogurt

China has achieved a new record in Yogurt imports: 3,524 tons in October 2017, resulting in an increase by +161% from October 2016 and +70.2% in the period January-October 2017 y-o-y. Germany, the main Yogurt supplier to China with a

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China: packaged Milk imports continue to recover

From January to September 2017, Chinese imports of dairy products increased in volume by 11.9% on a trend basis and by 34.1% in September, after the +28.7% recorded last August. In September 2017, the dairy products which recorded higher growth

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Lower Corn stocks in China, but higher in the U.S. [Corn and Soybean - n°10/2017]

Global Corn production for the season 2017-18 is projected higher at 1038.8 Mio t (+0.6% from September outlook), while the global Soybean production is projected slightly down at 347.9 Mio t (-0.2%). Corn production is raised in the U.S. (362.7

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China’s Butter import double in volume and triple in value

Chinese dairy import of the first 8 months of 2017 marked an increase by 9.8% in volume and 35.4% in value, leading to a total of 1.74 million tonnes imported for $ 5.94 billion. In August 2017, Chinese demand recorded

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China SMP imports grow 101% in July

In the first 7 months of 2017, China’s dairy import increased by more than 100,000 tonnes (+7.3%) and by $ 1.1 million (+30.6%) over the same period of 2016. In July, as compared to July 2016, import of all dairy

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Chinese dairy imports boost in June, Cream exceeds Butter!

Chinese dairy imports fly in June, with considerable increases in both quantity and value for cheeses, WMP, infant formula milk, butter, whey powder, cream. SMP imports grew by 45.4% while remaining stationary with reference to unit prices. In the first

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China: higher Soybean supply [Corn and Soybean - n°7/2017]

The monthly report of July 2017 released by the United States Department of Agriculture (World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report – WASDE) presents the estimates for a slightly increasing global production both for Corn and Soybean for 2017/18, respectively

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Chinese dairy imports: US and EU market shares grow

Between January and May 2017, Chinese imports of milk equivalent (ME) increased by 53,000 tonnes. USA and EU market shares grew. Recently, US signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing to facilitate exports of more than 200 American companies. At

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Chinese imports of dairy products grow: positive results for France and Italy (for cheese)

In the first four months of 2017 Chinese dairy imports in milk equivalent (ME) grew 1.04% on a trend basis. That confirms a positive scenario for the market in terms of volume and value. EU-28 and USA have the best

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China seeks quality in Dairy, in particular from Europe

China confirms the trend of imports of high-value-added products. On the other hand, imports of semi-finished products (such as milk and powders) decrease. Overall, in March 2017, there was an increase in unit prices on a trend basis (as compared

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