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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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EU Export: slowdown in sales of Cheese

In the first 10 months of 2017, EU dairy export increased in volume (+6%) and in value (+16.8%), compared to the same period of the previous year. In fact, from January to October, 4.36 million tons of dairy products were

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EU raises the bar of Cream export to China

The European Union Cream exports to China hit a record: 7,312 tons in September 2017, resulting in a 197.8% increase over September 2016 and an increase of 21% in the period January-September 2017 . Overall, the EU exported 138,211 tons

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EU dairy exports run to Southeast Asia

In the first 8 months of 2017, European exports rose in volume (+6.9%) and in value (+18.2%). SMP exports amounted to 560,077 tons, recording an increase in volume (+43.3%) and in value (+56.6%), compared with the same period of 2016.

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Do Quality and Competitiveness reward EU dairy Export?

From the EU export data as of July 31, 2017, two elements make say “WOW!” Cheese: 488,380 t (+7.3%); € 2,304,450 (+13.7%); Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP): 493,093 t (+39,4%); € 1,049,466 (+52.9%) The main EU Cheese buyers in January-July, were:

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EU-28: record dairy export, but less milkfat available

European Union exports confirm their rush in January-May 2017, with a 16.7% increase in value and 4.8% in volume on a trend basis. To drag the values of the first five months of 2017, in particular, are exceptional data in

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EU: dairy export and milk production rise

Is European milk production restarting again? In April EU-28 milk deliveries grow by 0.4% on a trend basis. France and Germany have compressed milk production. Other Countries have produced more the last April: Italy, Ireland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Spain

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Dairy, EU-28: the March boom drags export in first quarter 2017

In the first quarter 2017 EU-28 dairy export grow: +2.5% in volume and +13.4% in value compared to the same period of 2016. March exports lead the growth: + 4.7% on March 2016, regarding dairy products; +18.3% in terms of

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EU-28 cheese exports to Japan and South Korea are growing

EU-28 is the main cheese exporter in the world. In the first two months of 2017 the EU-28 cheese exports rose by 7.7% in volume and 10.2% in value (+55 million euro) compared to the same period of 2016. Japan

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EU-28: cheese export +13% (January 2017)

VOLUMES: EU-28 exports in JANUARY 2017 compared to January 2016 increased in volumes for Cream (+21.8%) Cheese (+13.0%) Infant milk formula (+11.1%) WMP (+6.1%) decreased for Whey Powder (-0.5%) SMP (-7.8%) Butter (-37.1%) Bulk and pack. milk (-1.3%) UNIT PRICES:

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