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Australia: the Dairy sector overcomes the Covid-19 emergency [News Oceania n°10/2020]

Period: May 11, June 5 Australia milk production in the period July 2019 – April 2020 decreased -1.2% compared to the same period of the previous season. April milk production is +6.4% higher than April 2019, confirming the positive trend

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Milk production in Australia grows again [News Oceania n°9/2020]

Period: April 27 – May 8, 2020 In Australia, March 2020 milk production is +7.1% higher than March 2019. Milk production for the period July 2019 – March 2020 remains negative, down by -1.8% compared to the corresponding previous period.

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Butter prices declining but higher than EU [News Oceania n°8/2020]

Period: April 13 – 24, 2020 Australia is moving toward the end of the current milk production season. After a challenging start to the season, milk production has been steadier in recent months, even if lower than last season so

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New Zealand: positive signs from the GDT and Chinese imports [News Oceania n°7/2020]

Period: March 16 – 27, 2020 In Australia, some agricultural banks project that Australian milk production this season will be -4.9% lower than last season. Very good demand is expected to help seasonal farmgate milk prices for producers. Australian milk

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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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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

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Could Coronavirus affect New Zealand export? [News Oceania n°3/2020]

Period: January 20 – 31, 2020 Australia received recent rains throughout much of the country, which led to some greening of crops and more planting. Anyway, hay availability remains tight in much of Australia and fire damage to some pastures

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China dairy import: USD 3 billion in the first quarter

The latest March 2019 updates of Chinese dairy imports show an increase of +9.8% in volume and +17.8% in value, with a strong increase in percentage of Whole Milk Powder (WMP ) and Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP), Infant Milk, Packaged

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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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