The 2.7% jump in last week’s Global Dairy Trade overall price index – with a 3.6% bounce in whole milk powder – was a surprise, economists agree.
In the overnight auction, the GDT price index dropped 1.2% over the previous event. The first event of the NZ dairy season two weeks ago saw the price index dip 1.3%.
Whole milk powder price was down 1% overnight to an average price of $US$3189/metric tonne.
AMF index down 2.5%, average price US$6,060/MT
Butter index up 0.8%, average price US$5,611/MT
BMP not offered
Ched index down 3.6%, average price US$3,847/MT
LAC index up 8.2%, average price US$769/MT
RenCas index down 2.2%, average price US$4,898/MT
SMP index down 1.1%, average price US$2,003/MT
SWP index not available, average price not available
WMP index down 1.0%, average price US$3,189/MT