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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 30 Apr 2021
5.000 / 6.225 +1,58% 4.138 / 5.152 +0,78%
Friday 16 Apr 2021
4.800 / 6.250 +3,27% 4.005 / 5.214 +1,20%
Friday 2 Apr 2021
4.750 / 5.950 +0,23% 4.044 / 5.066 +1,47%
Friday 19 Mar 2021
4.825 / 5.850 +3,64% 4.058 / 4.920 +4,05%
Friday 5 Mar 2021
4.825 / 5.475 +2,74% 4.042 / 4.586 +4,47%
Friday 19 Feb 2021
4.800 / 5.225 +4,16% 3.954 / 4.304 +2,82%
Friday 5 Feb 2021
4.725 / 4.900 -0,26% 3.943 / 4.089 +1,20%
Friday 22 Jan 2021
4.700 / 4.950 -2,77% 3.866 / 4.071 -2,04%
Friday 8 Jan 2021
4.900 / 5.025 +2,58% 4.000 / 4.102 +2,55%
Friday 18 Dec 2020
4.750 / 4.925 +1,31% 3.879 / 4.022 +0,59%
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.)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 5.238 6.717 4.081 3.744 4.819 7.181 6.906 5.075 4.894 +1,82% -3,57% 4.766 -0,62% -7,83%
February 5.150 6.519 4.288 3.738 4.819 6.781 6.600 4.981 4.913 +0,38% -1,38% 4.857 +1,92% -2,16%
March 5.067 6.125 4.238 3.713 5.163 6.829 6.121 4.463 5.244 +6,74% +17,51% 4.936 +1,63% -2,57%
April 5.800 5.913 4.113 3.667 5.431 6.869 6.075 3.806 5.496 +4,81% +44,39% 5.022 +1,73% +4,88%
May 5.775 5.669 4.017 3.688 5.650 7.188 6.156 3.613 5.240 +4,34% +9,06%
June 5.850 5.706 4.025 3.850 5.888 7.481 5.869 3.494
July 6.300 5.750 3.956 3.838 6.800 7.669 5.638 4.579
August 6.358 5.271 3.563 4.013 7.588 7.354 5.433 4.944
September 6.525 4.700 3.425 4.263 8.208 6.913 5.306 4.969
October 6.700 4.631 3.688 4.400 8.425 6.938 5.113 4.906
November 6.569 4.600 3.750 4.763 7.588 6.931 5.175 4.675
December 6.713 4.381 3.750 4.856 7.138 6.888 4.856 4.806
Average* 6.004 5.498 3.908 4.044 6.460 7.085 5.771 4.526 5.136 4.964
Change (1) +33,36% -8,42% -28,93% +3,49% +59,73% +9,68% -18,55% -21,57% +12,12% +0,11%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price
We are working on data to transition from EU-28 to EU-27