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Butter 99% Butterfat, International Market - Western Europe


This page contains the wholesale prices for Butter (Butter, 99% Butterfat) produced in Europe and recorded by the USDA.
This Area is referred to as the "International dairy market news - Europe".

Prices are recorded fortnightly.

The average Anhydrous Milk Fat prices recorded over the most recent period 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 graph below compares prices over a given period for Anhydrous Milk Fat in the Western Europe market - International Market (source USDA) with those for Anhydrous Milk Fat in France.
 
Survey Date
Western Europe - International Market
Fortnightly prices of Butter
Butter, 99% Butterfat
US $ per ton € per ton
min / max ± on prev. price min / max ± on prev. price
Friday 3 Jul 2020
3.925 / 4.400 +20,22% 3.478 / 3.899 +19,53%
Friday 19 Jun 2020
3.225 / 3.700 -1,77% 2.874 / 3.297 -0,83%
Friday 5 Jun 2020
3.075 / 3.975 -2,76% 2.714 / 3.508 -6,41%
Friday 22 May 2020
3.100 / 4.150 +0,69% 2.843 / 3.806 +0,13%
Friday 8 May 2020
3.100 / 4.100 -2,37% 2.859 / 3.781 -3,01%
Friday 24 Apr 2020
3.325 / 4.050 -6,05% 3.087 / 3.760 -5,22%
Friday 10 Apr 2020
3.750 / 4.100 -0,63% 3.451 / 3.773 +0,37%
Friday 27 Mar 2020
3.750 / 4.150 -20,60% 3.416 / 3.781 -18,70%
Friday 13 Mar 2020
4.725 / 5.225 +1,27% 4.204 / 4.649 -1,10%
Friday 28 Feb 2020
4.850 / 4.975 -2,72% 4.418 / 4.532 -3,92%
n.q.: not quoted price
Source: USDA
Informative note
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.

Prices are U.S. $/MT (Metric Ton= 2,204.6 pounds) F.O.B. port. Information gathered for this report is from trades, offers to sell, and secondary data.
USD
$/ton WESTERN EUROPE
Butter 99% m.g.
FRANCE
Concentrated Butter
(99% m.g.)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 5.025 5.238 6.717 4.081 3.744 4.819 7.181 6.906 5.075 +4,50% -26,52% 5.171 -2,27% -20,87%
February 4.931 5.150 6.519 4.288 3.738 4.819 6.781 6.600 4.981 -1,85% -24,53% 4.964 -3,99% -21,41%
March 4.188 5.067 6.125 4.238 3.713 5.163 6.829 6.121 4.463 -10,41% -27,09% 5.066 +2,06% -18,97%
April 4.063 5.800 5.913 4.113 3.667 5.431 6.869 6.075 3.806 -14,71% -37,35% 4.788 -5,49% -22,33%
May 3.875 5.775 5.669 4.017 3.688 5.650 7.188 6.156 3.613 -5,09% -41,32% 4.804 +0,33% -18,75%
June 3.981 5.850 5.706 4.025 3.850 5.888 7.481 5.869 3.494 -3,29% -40,47% 4.647 -3,28% -23,76%
July 4.044 6.300 5.750 3.956 3.838 6.800 7.669 5.638 4.163 +19,14% -26,16%
August 4.208 6.358 5.271 3.563 4.013 7.588 7.354 5.433
September 4.725 6.525 4.700 3.425 4.263 8.208 6.913 5.306
October 4.813 6.700 4.631 3.688 4.400 8.425 6.938 5.113
November 5.069 6.569 4.600 3.750 4.763 7.588 6.931 5.175
December 5.100 6.713 4.381 3.750 4.856 7.138 6.888 4.856
Average* 4.502 6.004 5.498 3.908 4.044 6.460 7.085 5.771 4.228 4.907
Change (1) -25,89% +33,36% -8,42% -28,93% +3,49% +59,73% +9,68% -18,55% -31,76% -21,02%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price
UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional