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.
WMP price dropped 0.8% to US$3232/metric tonne. Overall, the GDT price index dropped 0.6%, its second drop this year.
Skim milk powder price, which has been languishing for months, jumped 5.5% to US$2051/metric tonne, breaking the US$2000 barrier for the first time since August last year.
AMF index down 3.2%, average price US$6,245/MT
Butter index down 1.0%, average price US$5,280/MT
BMP index down 4.3%, average price US$1,959/MT
Ched index up 1.7%, average price US$3,759/MT
LAC index not available, average price not available
RenCas index up 2.2%, average price US$5,128/MT
SMP index up 5.5%, average price US$2,051/MT
WMP index down 0.8%, average price US$3,232/MT