Light and shadow for Italian dairy export. In the period January-July 2018 the exported volumes decrease (-2.5% y-o-y), but the values increase (+3.8%).
Growing export for
Cheese and Butter
first target market
The “Milk and cream” segment export decreased (-17.5% in quantity and -4.1% in value) in the first 7 months of 2018 compared to 2017, despite the July exploit (+36.8% in quantity and +38.8% in value). Libya is the first destination for Italian milk, but in the period January-July it decreased -16%.
The export of Packaged cream grew significantly: +60.6% in quantity and +66% in value, driven by the boom (+442%) of South Korea.
Considering only the month of July 2018, positive signs emerge for exports in quantity and value, especially for fresh cheeses, Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano, Grated cheeses, Gorgonzola, Packaged milk, Butter.