At the end of summer, after a long period of extremely low demand, Ukrainian producers of condensed milk were finally able to breathe a sigh of relief. Although the domestic retail chains have not yet increased their orders, many importers have decided to replenish their canned food by activating purchases. – INFAGRO
It seems that this year Ukraine will show the record high (since 2000s) production and exports of casein.
Milk market of Ukraine is increased in November: many processors do not have enough milk to satisfy the needs, therefore prices quickly grow.
Now the dairy branch of Ukraine goes through the period of changes. Milk prices have been promptly increased, processors try to increase the prices for dairy products too. But hardly this will become a long tendency. The situation worsened again on global markets – export does not rescue so much.
End of September was quite stressful for milk market of Ukraine. Processors postponed revision of prices, despite shortage of milk.
The European Commission has presented a €500m comprehensive package of measures to support European farmers in Brussels today.
Ukrainian enterprises refuse to diversify the production of cheeses by milk powder. In hope of improvement of market conditions they prefer to risk and produce large volumes of cheeses.
In May the sales of fresh milk product grew the first time for a long period. The growth was very slight, after all, buying attitude did not increase.
Dairy market of Russia is going down during two months already. Prices for milk and dairy products are stably falling.
March figures of State Statistics Service confirm fears of operators – milk production is declining in Ukraine.