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Chinese demand for finished dairy products is on the rise

In August this year imports of the following dairy products increased in volume compared to the same month the previous year: cheese (+63.9%), infant formula (+34.8%), butter (+34.6%), whey powder (+31.9%), milk and cream (+30.5%) and whole milk powder (+20.6%). However, skimmed milk powder decreased (-18.9%). If we consider the first eight months of this year (January-August), the largest increases
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New Zealand milk versus Chinese steel

Not always do free trade agreements signify open and receptive markets. One only need look at the Chinese steel and New Zealand milk case. In 2008 China and New Zealand signed the China-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Recently China has threatened to reduce imports of milk and fruit from
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Strong growth in Chinese imports of dairy products

Chinese imports are practically booming. During the month of July the following products increased in volume: infant formula (+63.8%), cheese (+36.6%), packaged milk (+27.8%), cream (+88%), butter (+33.6%) and whole milk powder (+4.9%). Whey powder and skimmed milk powder decreased however by 4.1% and 26.9% respectively. These figures confirm the market’s
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EU-28 exports of milk and cream are booming

In the first half of 2016 EU exports of milk and cream increased by 45% compared to the same period the previous year. June also registered double-digit growth (20.4%). Since May last year a surprising export market for these products has been Belarus, which saw the volumes it imported increase by
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A report on the infant formula market

The Global Infant Formula Market Report 2016 has been released. It comprises 54 pages, 5 tables and 44 charts and provides complete data on the artificial milk market and its various segments, as well as the main trends and issues to be addressed. It also focuses on the activities of
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Increasing feeding costs for dairy cows

Feeding costs are one of the biggest problems for dairy farmers. It was the summer of 2012 when breeders of the project ‘S/stema Stalla’, which was created to measure the competitiveness of Italian dairy farms, pointed out an increase in the cost of soya and in general in the protein
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Dairy prices rise in Oceania

Dairy prices are rising in the countries of Oceania albeit unevenly. In Australia the increase is also due to the weather which has been characterised by rainfall throughout the southern regions and dryness and drought in the north. This has brought relief to milk manufacturers in the south given that
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