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EU-28 consolidates its leadership in Cheese and SMP exports

With an acceleration of 3.5% in quantity and 2% in value in December, the dairy export of the European Union recovered in 2018, which marks +0.5% in quantity, but slows down in value (-2.4%). The Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) drove

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SMP competitive prices push EU and US exports higher

The European Union dairy export, in September 2018, showed a decrease both in quantity (-0.4%) and in value (-2.6%) compared to September 2017. Considering the export of dairy products, the average milk value is 39.25 €/100 kg. Cheese export is

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EU-28 Cheese Export: balance between U.S. and Japan?

The dairy exports of the European Union are going through a period of uncertainty. Between January and August 2018, exports fall in quantity (-2.1%) and in value (-5.1%), compared to the first eight months of 2017. Export in Milk Equivalent

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Chinese Soybean import slows down, while production increases [Corn and Soybean - n ° 9/2018]

The Global Corn and Soybean production is expected to increase in the season 2018-19, respectively of +0.7% (1.069 Mio T) and +0.6% (369.32 Mio T), compared to August estimates. In the United States, the world’s largest producer of Corn and

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Chinese dairy imports continue to grow, although at a slower pace

After the trade tensions with the U.S., China has stopped all official updates of dairy import data. On the basis of the figures provided by the exporting countries, we can still outline a positive trend in Chinese imports. The first

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Corn and Soybean yields increase in the U.S. [Corn and Soybean - n°8/2018]

Global Corn and Soybean production for the season 2018-19 is projected higher in comparison with July estimates, mainly on the higher production expected in the U.S., the world largest producer of Corn and currently also of Soybean. Global production is

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EU export slowing down in the first quarter 2018

EU-28 exports slow down in March 2018, although the balance for the first quarter of 2018 is positive compared to the same period of the previous year. The growth of EU dairy exports in Milk Equivalent (ME) is +1.5%, the

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EU Cheese export strengthened

EU dairy export grew in the first two months of 2018: +5.2% in volumes and +2.4% in value compared to jan-feb 2017. Cheese export strengthened: even though the United States and Japan have reduced imports compared to the first two

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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 value (15.84 billion euros). European exports of cheese, milk powders, butter, condensed milk, milk, cream and yogurt exceeded 20 million

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2018 Outlook: increasing milk supply in the first half

by Erhard Richarts, Dairy Market Consultant, Chairman of  IFE (Informations- und Forschungszentrum für Ernährungswirtschaft e. V., Kiel) Milk and dairy markets will be characterized in the first half of 2018 by increasing supplies of milk resulting in ongoing growth of

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