EU Dairy Exports

Published 17 April 19

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

  EU dairy exports (tonnes)
  WMP SMP Condensed Milk Butter* Cheese Whey
Feb-18 32,284 68,201 21,438 15,825 64,995 45,833
Feb-19 21,394 84,451 24,637 12,569 68,958 43,930
% Change -34% 24% 15% -21% 6% -4%
Jan-Feb 18 62,871 124,951 46,583 31,709 127,692 100,963
Jan-Feb 19 48,797 171,252 58,610 25,097 136,949 95,770
% Change -22% 37% 26% -21% 7% -5%


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-February 2019 compared with January-February 2018:

  • Exports of SMP to China rose to 19,335 tonnes, up by 12,237 tonnes (172%)
  • Condensed milk exports to Libya were up 11,859 tonnes to 11,997 tonnes
  • Butter and butteroil exports to Saudi Arabia were down by 1,613 tonnes (45%) to 1,954 tonnes
  • Cumulative cheese exports to Japan were up by 44% (5,556 tonnes) to 18,225 tonnes

EU dairy exports