EU Dairy Exports

Published 19 July 19

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

  EU dairy exports (tonnes)
  WMP SMP Condensed Milk Butter* Cheese Whey
May-18 31,964 68,681 23,547 12,722 76,386 47,445
May-19 25,432 86,602 24,520 17,159 74,731 46,796
% Change -20% 26% 4% 35% -2% -1%
Jan-May 18 157,886 328,540 113,377 76,115 349,325 245,486
Jan-May 19 119,804 434,551 131,562 72,687 355,094 233,503
% Change -24% 32% 16% -5% 2% -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-May 2019 compared with January-May 2018:

  • Exports of SMP to China rose to 53,796 tonnes, up by 24,381 tonnes (83%)
  • Condensed milk exports to Libya were up 16,350 tonnes to 26,160 tonnes
  • Butter and butteroil exports to Turkey were up by 1,225 tonnes (87%) to 2,630 tonnes
  • Cumulative cheese exports to United States were up by 6% (3,006 tonnes) to 61,644 tonnes

EU dairy exports