Wednesday, 05 June 2019 09:07

Milk prices dip, again

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The whole milk powder price index was down 1.5%. The whole milk powder price index was down 1.5%.

The global dairy price index recorded its second straight drop overnight.

The GDT price index was down 3.4% compared to the previous auction; since early May, the GDT price index has suffered two declines after a golden run of price increases from December 2018.

The whole milk powder index was down 1.5% to US$3,138/metric tonne, despite Fonterra reporting drop in milk production both in NZ and Australia.

Key results

AMF index down 5.7%, average price US$5,752/MT

Butter index down 10.3%, average price US$4,805/MT

BMP index down 10.1%, average price US$2,807/MT

Ched index down 14.0%, average price US$3,950/MT

LAC index up 0.4%, average price US$897/MT

RenCas index up 4.2%, average price US$7,201/MT

SMP index down 4.0%, average price US$2,436/MT

SWP index not available, average price not available

WMP index down 1.5%, average price US$3,138/MT

 

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