After a buoyant month, dairy prices have fallen on the back of renewed concerns around a resurging Covid-19.
The big gains in the Global Dairy Trade auction two weeks ago were mostly retained in last night’s auction.
The GDT price index dropped slightly, by 0.7% to US$3,201/MT. Fonterra’s flagship product, whole milk powder lifted 0.6% to US$3,218/MT. In the previous auction WMP had jumped 14% and the price index rose 8.3%.
In last night’s auction butter was the biggest loser, with average price dropping 4.9% to US$3533/MT.
AMF index down 2.8%, average price US$3,870/MT
Butter index down 4.9%, average price US$3,533/MT
BMP not offered
Ched index up 0.6%, average price US$3,803/MT
LAC index down 2.5%, average price US$1,279/MT
SMP index down 0.5%, average price US$2,680/MT
SWP index not available, average price not available
WMP index up 0.6%, average price US$3,218/MT