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ROLAND SOSSNA, Editor International Dairy Magazine: Prices will decrease. But there are no early signs of yet another catastrophe

Another year is about to end.  2017 was, all in all, a much better dairy year than 2016, for sure. Product prices increased as did milk prices and, hopefully, the margins of the dairy businesses have improved as well. Having been a visitor to the various trade shows addressing the dairy industry, IDM witnessed considerable […]

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ROLAND SOSSNA, Editor International Dairy Magazine: Good news for the industry. The EU export business is set grow significantly

According to the recent OECD/EAO Agricultural Outlook, the share of commodities in EU dairy exports will grow from 24% in 2016 to 28% in 2026. Total EU dairy exports are to increase by 37% in that period. Cheese exports alone will be up by 26% to almost one million tons and 8MP exports will grow […]

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ROLAND SOSSNA, Editor International Dairy Magazine: recovery will take more time. The US market is better off that that in the EU

The latest and recent intervention of SMP in Europe was in effect unable to clear the milk protein markets from oversupply. Admittedly, product has gone on stock so that it needn’t be sold into markets at once. But that same SMP that is already in storage or is going  into storage, will return one day. […]

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ROLAND SOSSNA, Editor International Dairy Magazine: Global Dairy Trade will stay THE benchmark

Global Dairy Trade has not been setting, but – let’s say benchmarking the worldwide prices for dairy commodities for almost a decade. From a relative small start with only Fonterra behind it selling WMP only, Global Dairy Trade has developed into a platform that trades eight commodity items from handful of manufacturers that belong quite […]

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ROLAND SOSSNA, Editor International Dairy Magazine: as long as the farmers are unable to react in adequate time span, nothing will change

According to the IFCN, the world milk price has increased by about 50 percent  in the four months since May to an average of 33.7 US cent per kilogram. But dairy farmers all over the globe seem not to have taken notice of this development. Instead, at least in good old Europe, a great many […]

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ROLAND SOSSNA, Editor International Dairy Magazine: Canada offers only little more access to its milk market

CETA, the little sister of TTIP, might finally be undersigned this autumn. While other sectors of the economy might benefit from the agreement between the Canadians and the Europeans, the advantages for the EU dairy sector will be limited. And in terms of milk exports, there isn’t much to gain for Canadian farmers anyway. The […]

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