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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

Posted in China, Import, New Zealand

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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New Zealand: dairy exports declined between January and April. Positive trend in milk and cream

In April, New Zealand dairy exports increased in volume and value, but this is not enough to bring exports in positive in January-April 2017, as compared to the same period of 2016. The first quarter of this year marks a

Posted in Dairy export, New Zealand

European deliveries: expected recovery in spring 2017

by Mélanie Richard, Gérard You e Philippe Chotteau, Institut de l’Elevage (France)  Milk prices on farm are rising: quickly in northern Europe, but at a slower pace elsewhere in EU. In the first half of 2017, they should stimulate milk production that slowed down substantially

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WMP pricing: a boost to farmers in New Zealand [News Oceania n°23/2016]

Period: October 31 – November 11, 2016 AUSTRALIA Milk production: is tailing off from the likely peak. Currently, seasonal projections are projected to be 6-8% lower versus the prior year. Weather situation: wet conditions remain pervasive, hampering current milk output. The positive side is there

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New Zealand: record of milk and cream exports +47% (Jan-Sep 2016)

New Zealand exports in September 2016 compared to September 2015 increased in volumes for: Bulk and pack. milk (+56.6%) Cream (+73.8%) Infant milk formula (+92.1%) Whey Powder (+76.7%) SMP (+50.3%) WMP (+10.6%) Cheese (+3.1%) decreased for: Butter (-4.7%) Casein (-37.2%)

Posted in Dairy export, New Zealand