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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

Posted in Australia_, New Zealand, News Oceania EN, Oceania_

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

Posted in Australia_, New Zealand, News Oceania EN, Oceania_

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

Posted in EU, New Zealand, United States

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

Milk pay prices increased in New Zealand [News Oceania n°20/2016]

Period: September 19 – 30, 2016 AUSTRALIA Milk producers: hay crops are expected to be good, but questions remain as to quality following above average spring rains. Prices are expected to ease as sun dries grasses and cutting gets underway. NEW ZEALAND

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New Zealand: dairy export hit record highs in June 2016

New Zealand exports in June 2016 compared to June 2015 increased in volumes for: Whey Powder (+180.4%) Infant milk formula (+133.7%) SMP (+69.4%) Cheese (+35.2%) Butter (+25.2%) WMP (+15.6%) Casein (+3.9%) The main Importers of WMP in the first 6

Posted in Dairy export, New Zealand

Brexit: which effects for the dairy market?

The UK does not cover its milk needs. Its self-sufficiency rate is 88% (year 2015). During 2015 the UK imported 494,000 tons of Cheese, which corresponded to 1,803 million Euro, and 106,000 tons of Butter, which corresponded to 363 million

Posted in Australia_, Dairy export, EU, New Zealand, Oceania_, United Kingdom