Ukrainian dairy producers are now summing up the results of their half-year activities. Few of them can boast of excellent results. The profits of dairy farmers who had decent earnings in previous years, this year are very modest. This is unusual for them and they almost do not increase production. As expected, village households continue […]
EU Intervention, 22 Jan, 2019 tender saw 18,514 mt sold at a minimum price of € 1,585. -/mt, leaving only 3,651.-/mt for the next tender #32 on 5th February. It has, after all, been a relatively swift exercise to sell the product back to the market. Last week when asked for comment, EU’s Agri Commissioner […]
First of all let me provide some information about the sources of data on the prices and specifics of the recalculation: prices for Ukraine, Belarus and Russia are the data of large agricultural enterprises; Poland and Lithuania – prices according to Eurostat. All the price trends are represented in terms of European fat and protein […]
During last time the global dairy market has not shown much signs of recovery. Moreover, for many goods prices rolled back. In fact, there are not so many reasons for the price decline. In Europe there are large interventional stocks of milk powder, but this factor can rather be considered only as psychological, because the […]
During their meeting last Thursday, the EU has put the re sale of intervention Milk Powder back on the agenda. The proposal is to sell 22.150 mt by tender on the 13th December. On 24th November an official vote will be held to whether or not to execute the proposal (by the time of the […]
A tender procedure to release the first amounts (22,150 tonnes) of skimmed milk powder (SMP) out of public intervention stocks will open this Friday 25 November following a vote by Member States on the Commission’s proposal.
Volodymyr Lapa, Head of the State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service of Ukraine, commented on the recent publications sourced from Alexei Doroshenko’s claims on the “EU refusal to buy Ukrainian dairy products” on Facebook.
Some market analysts think that the milk market has already reached the bottom of the current downturn in the milk cycle. This loop of milk delivery amounts and prices seems to take about 3 to 3.5 years from top to down and vice versa, as much as can be deduced from the price curves seen […]
The European Commission announced today a second package of exceptional measures to try and solve the deepening crisis in the Dairy and pigmeat sectors.
EU milk deliveries increased by 5.5% in November, the highest monthly increase in 2015, according to latest data from the Milk Market Observatory (MMO).