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EU third country exports with positive half-year results

(AMI) - In the first six months of 2019, more milk products were exported from the EU to third countries than in the same period last year. Across products, the increase in milk equivalent was around 6%. This was mainly due to the sharp rise in deliveries of skimmed milk powder. Skimmed milk powder exports grew by almost one third skimmed milk powder recorded the strongest growth among dairy...
  • Milk production decreases seasonally
  • Weather dampens export offer
  • Recovery of crude oil prices
  • Demand dampened during the holiday season
  • Butter market sufficiently supplied
  • Trade conflicts slow down the global economy
  • Increasing uncertainty regarding the design and consequences of Brexit

ZMP Market Analyses

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