Tuesday, 24 January 2017 08:55

$6/kgMs or better

Dairy markets remain finely balanced but with most of the season’s product sold, farmgate milk price is expected to hold above $6/kgMS.

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Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

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Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 14:55

Markets take a breather

Chinese national holidays could have affected last week’s Global Dairy Trade auction, in which the overall price index was down 3%, say economists.

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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 10:39

Dairy prices ‘catch their breath’

The GlobalDairyTrade Event 173 concluded with the GDT Price Index down 3% over night.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:55

Algerians to thank for Fonterra jump

Fonterra surprised observers last week by announcing an early upgrade of its milk price; the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price index lift of just 1.7% was lower than expected, says ASB’s senior rural economist Nathan Penny.

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016 10:37

GDT signals super start to spring

“A super start to spring” is how Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins describes the third consecutive significant rise on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) event platform.

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Wednesday, 03 August 2016 14:39

Good news at last - GDT up 6.6%

The Global Dairy Trade price index was up 6.6% overnight, with the all-important whole milk powder up 9.9%.

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Wednesday, 20 July 2016 11:56

GDT prices unchanged

ASB is sticking with its 2016/17 milk price forecasts of $6/kgMS, with the Global Dairy Trade overall price index remaining unchanged overnight.

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Tuesday, 12 July 2016 06:55

Brexit spares prices

The GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price index fall of 0.4% last week was "modest" in the face of Brexit's impact on other markets, rural economists concur.

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