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Butter, US

This page contains the average wholesale prices for Butter (Butter, Grade AA) produced in the United States.
Prices are recorded weekly by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).

The average Butter prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph below illustrates price trends over the past three years in € and in local currency Furthermore, time series are available for monthly average prices of last nine years.

The graphs below compare:
  • prices for Butter in the United States with the volume of Stock over a given period;
  • prices for Butter in the United States, Germany and Oceania over a given period;
  • prices for Butter and Skimmed Milk Powder in the United States.
Survey Date
US, Chicago
Weekly prices of Butter
Butter, Grade AA
US $ per lb US $ per ton ± on prev. price € per ton ± on prev. price
Friday 12 Oct 2018
2,2500 4.960 -1,75% 4.285 -2,37%
Friday 5 Oct 2018
2,2900 5.049 -1,29% 4.389 +0,47%
Friday 28 Sep 2018
2,3200 5.115 +3,80% 4.369 +4,35%
Friday 21 Sep 2018
2,2350 4.927 0,00% 4.187 -1,27%
Friday 14 Sep 2018
2,2350 4.927 +0,22% 4.240 +0,34%
Friday 7 Sep 2018
2,2300 4.916 +0,68% 4.226 +1,18%
Friday 31 Aug 2018
2,2150 4.883 -1,45% 4.177 -2,09%
Thursday 23 Aug 2018
2,2475 4.955 -3,54% 4.266 -5,99%
Thursday 16 Aug 2018
2,3300 5.137 +0,65% 4.537 +2,62%
Tuesday 7 Aug 2018
2,3150 5.104 -0,22% 4.421 +1,11%
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.

Source: CME (Grade AA)
USD
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$/ton US
Butter, Grade AA
OCEANIA
Butter, 82% Butterfat
GERMANY
Deutsche Markenbutter, lose
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 3.124 4.630 3.493 3.288 3.910 3.503 4.781 4.914 4.766 -2,33% -3,00% 4.750 -0,65% +7,80% 5.044 -4,08% +11,17%
February 2.994 4.528 3.173 3.475 3.999 3.821 4.582 4.711 4.631 -2,83% -1,70% 5.044 +6,18% +13,03% 5.765 +14,28% +33,34%
March 3.233 4.620 3.263 3.609 4.233 3.791 4.354 4.700 4.859 +4,92% +3,38% 5.325 +5,58% +9,23% 5.975 +3,65% +32,21%
April 3.415 4.426 3.102 3.818 4.266 3.930 4.542 4.619 5.098 +4,92% +10,38% 5.588 +4,93% +9,42% 6.675 +11,71% +41,08%
May 3.504 4.572 2.961 3.512 4.798 4.278 4.532 5.018 5.237 +2,72% +4,36% 5.750 +2,91% +12,20% 7.076 +6,00% +28,49%
June 3.605 4.670 3.265 3.311 4.978 4.205 4.967 5.623 5.149 -1,68% -8,43% 5.700 -0,87% -0,65% 7.087 +0,17% +7,66%
July 3.925 4.515 3.496 3.256 5.419 4.253 5.018 5.782 4.914 -4,57% -15,01% 5.194 -8,88% -13,98% 6.486 -8,49% -9,31%
August 4.402 4.605 3.912 3.104 5.749 4.831 4.832 5.889 5.039 +2,55% -14,44% 4.792 -7,74% -21,12% 6.531 +0,70% -16,94%
September 4.905 4.123 4.164 3.401 6.589 5.991 4.413 5.368 4.971 -1,33% -7,39% 4.356 -9,09% -29,55% 6.427 -1,59% -21,90%
October 4.839 4.048 4.167 3.370 5.027 5.559 4.034 5.163 5.005 +0,67% -3,07% 4.100 -5,88% -29,54% 5.751 -10,51% -20,34%
November 4.095 3.764 3.908 3.559 4.390 6.369 4.398 4.919
December 3.618 3.555 3.428 3.498 3.891 4.974 4.830 4.880
Arithmetic average 3.805 4.338 3.528 3.433 4.771 4.625 4.607 5.132 4.967 5.060 6.282
Change (1) +38,80% +14,01% -18,68% -2,67% +38,95% -3,05% -0,40% +11,40% -4,09% -6,00% +3,55%
Monthly Average (October) Including Duty (1.541 US $/ton) 5.641* 7.292
Monthly Average (October) with an additional duty of 514 US $/Ton (2.055 US $/ton) 6.155* 7.806
Source: CME (Grade AA)
1) change from the same period of previous year
* excl. Australia
NOTE: Conversion in US$ of monthly average price of German Butter is calculated using the average exchange rate of the reference month.
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