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Wholesale prices of butter

This page provides, in the given period, with the comparison of the wholesale price of butter in some selected countries: the US, Germany, Oceania and Italy. The price fluctuation may be the result of the following:
  • the currency exchange rate variability (US and Oceania);
  • the price support policies (DEIP in the US and "intervention prices" in the EU);
  • the amount of product in stock.
Germany 16/10/2019 3.675 €/tons
 
US 11/10/2019 4.187 €/tons
 
Oceania 11/10/2019 3.724 €/tons
 
Italy, Milan 14/10/2019 3.300 €/tons
Germany Köln
Deutsche Merkenbutter  (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.275 4.135 4.475 +1,32% +8,22%
February 4.063 4.669 4.319 -3,49% -7,50%
March 4.230 4.844 4.131 -4,34% -14,71%
April 4.413 5.438 4.175 +1,06% -23,22%
May 4.980 5.990 4.094 -1,95% -31,66%
June 5.863 6.069 3.863 -5,65% -36,35%
July 6.213 5.550 3.700 -4,21% -33,33%
August 6.660 5.655 3.556 -3,89% -37,11%
September 6.906 5.513 3.631 +2,11% -34,13%
October 6.141 4.863 3.675 +1,20% -24,43%
November 5.050 4.488  
December 4.443 4.417  
Average 5.270 5.136 3.962
Variazione¹ % +57,71% -2,54% -24,86%
Last Update:16-10-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: ZMP; since May 6,2009 Amtliche Notierungskommissionen für Butter und Käse, Hannover
 
Poland
Maslo Ekstra min 82%  (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.189 4.082 4.266 -3,86% +4,50%
February 3.793 4.021 4.163 -2,42% +3,52%
March 3.833 4.288 4.031 -3,17% -5,99%
April 4.053 4.554 4.029 -0,03% -11,53%
May 4.270 5.102 4.018 -0,29% -21,25%
June 4.744 5.284 3.729 -7,20% -29,44%
July 5.100 5.286 3.565 -4,38% -32,55%
August 5.596 5.070 3.399 -4,67% -32,96%
September 5.851 5.327 3.651 +7,43% -31,46%
October 5.570 4.872 3.938 +7,86% -19,17%
November 5.233 4.608  
December 4.951 4.437  
Average 4.765 4.744 3.879
Variazione¹ % +56,34% -0,44% -19,00%
Last Update:10-10-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: SZIF (Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi)
 
US - Chicago (CME)
Butter, Grade AA  (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.620 3.914 4.346 +1,80% +11,03%
February 4.411 3.741 4.411 +1,50% +17,91%
March 4.409 3.941 4.424 +0,29% +12,25%
April 4.307 4.151 4.463 +0,88% +7,51%
May 4.547 4.436 4.616 +3,43% +4,05%
June 5.003 4.406 4.661 +0,97% +5,78%
July 5.029 4.214 4.706 +0,97% +11,68%
August 5.002 4.355 4.522 -3,90% +3,85%
September 4.521 4.255 4.336 -4,13% +1,88%
October 4.377 4.329 4.293 -0,98% -0,83%
November 4.208 4.372  
December 4.117 4.269  
Average 4.546 4.199 4.478
Variazione¹ % +9,27% -7,64% +7,27%
Last Update:11-10-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Market News
 
Oceania
Butter, 82% Butterfat  (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.163 3.910 3.660 +9,28% -6,38%
February 4.159 4.042 3.841 +4,94% -4,99%
March 4.573 4.337 4.223 +9,94% -2,65%
April 4.748 4.563 5.009 +18,63% +9,77%
May 4.643 4.872 5.032 +0,46% +3,29%
June 5.123 4.878 4.261 -15,32% -12,64%
July 5.280 4.458 3.872 -9,14% -13,15%
August 5.159 4.147 3.801 -1,83% -8,34%
September 5.227 3.735 3.757 -1,17% +0,58%
October 4.929 3.622 3.724 -0,87% +2,83%
November 4.775 3.619  
December 4.044 3.349  
Average 4.735 4.128 4.118
Variazione¹ % +60,58% -12,83% -3,25%
Last Update:11-10-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Markets News
 
Italy
Butter, reg. CEE  (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.078 3.825 4.050 -1,22% +5,88%
February 3.855 4.125 4.025 -0,62% -2,42%
March 3.970 4.500 3.868 -3,91% -14,06%
April 4.195 4.900 3.850 -0,45% -21,43%
May 4.670 5.550 3.838 -0,32% -30,86%
June 5.448 5.788 3.650 -4,89% -36,93%
July 5.972 5.298 3.470 -4,93% -34,50%
August 6.267 5.215 3.300 -4,90% -36,72%
September 6.450 5.195 3.300 0,00% -36,48%
October 5.970 4.614 3.300 0,00% -28,48%
November 4.925 4.275  
December 4.375 4.100  
Average 5.014 4.782 3.665
Variazione¹ % +62,27% -4,64% -25,22%
Last Update:14-10-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: CCIAA - Milan