EU Dairy Exports

Published 21 May 19

Exports for January-March 2019 and January-March 2018:   

  EU dairy exports (tonnes)
  WMP SMP Condensed Milk Butter* Cheese Whey
Mar-18 31,769 68,910 22,524 17,283 76,316 49,254
Mar-19 21,366 90,618 25,943 13,775 72,049 44,741
% Change -33% 32% 15% -20% -6% -9%
Jan-Mar 18 94,640 193,861 69,106 48,992 204,007 150,217
Jan-Mar 19 70,163 261,908 84,569 38,821 208,950 140,511
% Change -26% 35% 22% -21% 2% -6%

Source: Eurostat, EU Milk Market Observatory   Note: All data subject to retrospective changes. Numbers may not sum exactly due to rounding. *Includes Butteroil 

EU Cumulative Exports – Selected Countries

For January-March 2019 compared with January-March 2018:

  • Exports of SMP to Indonesia rose to 30,070 tonnes, up by 18,953 tonnes (170%)
  • Condensed milk exports to Libya were up 16,783 tonnes to 17,604 tonnes
  • Butter and butteroil exports to Saudi Arabia were down by 2,475 tonnes (45%) to 3,046 tonnes
  • Cumulative cheese exports to Japan were up by 27% (5,868 tonnes) to 27,389 tonnes

EU dairy exports