EU Dairy Exports

Published 20 June 19

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

  EU dairy exports (tonnes)
  WMP SMP Condensed Milk Butter* Cheese Whey
Apr-18 31,282 65,998 20,724 14,401 68,921 47,801
Apr-19 24,145 86,240 22,456 16,717 71,492 46,374
% Change -23% 31% 8% 16% 4% -3%
Jan-Apr 18 125,922 259,858 89,830 63,393 272,929 198,017
Jan-Apr 19 94,376 347,935 107,055 55,528 280,399 186,685
% Change -25% 34% 19% -12% 3% -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-April 2019 compared with January-April 2018:

  • Exports of SMP to Indonesia rose to 35,323 tonnes, up by 21,244 tonnes (151%)
  • Condensed milk exports to Libya were up 17,819 tonnes to 22,130 tonnes
  • Butter and butteroil exports to Saudi Arabia were down by 2,205 tonnes (34%) to 4,335 tonnes
  • Cumulative cheese exports to Japan were up by 18% (5,592 tonnes) to 36,300 tonnes

EU dairy exports