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Butter market in stable condition

Due to the cold temperatures in the past two weeks, the delivery quantities only recovered slightly and are still below the level of the previous year (minus 2.8%). With a view to the coming days and the milder weather, the dairies expect delivery quantities to rise again. Overall, the market is firmer due to the scarce availability, even if hardly any price surcharges could be enforced recently...
  • Less raw material volume
  • Increasing demand
  • Firmer cash quotes
  • Corona pandemic / lock-down
  • Increasing competition from abroad
  • Mild temperatures promote the availability of raw materials

ZMP Market Analyses

  • 1st March auction with a bang + 15%

    GDT auction in March 2021 with a bang + 15% on average;

    The first March 2021 auction of Global Dairy Trade (GDT) continues the uninterrupted upward trend of the pre-auctions since December 2020 with a strong + 15% on average. Whole milk powder and normal butter were once again the driving force. The ...

  • GDT auctions underpin rising dairy prices

    GDT auction in February 2021: + 3% on average; Whole milk powder + 4.3%

    The second Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction in February 2021 continues the uninterrupted upward trend of the previous auctions since December 2020 with an average of + 3.0% . Whole milk powder and normal butter were the driving forces. The...

  • International prices for dairy products continue to rise

    GDT auction in February 2021: +1.8% on average; Butter + 6.2%

    The first Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction in February 2021 continued the positive upward trend of the previous auctions with an average of + 1.8% . After the strong Jan auction this time, the price premiums were lower. Skimmed milk powder even had...

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