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WMP Production and prices

Whole Milk Powder ("WMP") is a pasteurised product resulting from the removal of water from milk. Its fat content ranges between 26% and 42%.
Whole Milk Powder (WMP) may be used as a food ingredient in bakery, confectionery, dairy products, sports and nutrition foods, infant formulas and other consumer products.

To note that the WMP production volumes have progressively developed: when production decreases in the EU-28, it seems to grow in Oceania and more clearly in Argentina.

To consult the main trade markets for Whey Powder, please visit the section dedicated to the Dairy World Trade (DWT).

Whole milk powder production (WMP)
20112012201320142015201620172018
Country tons ('000)tons ('000)± %tons ('000)± %tons ('000)± %tons ('000)± %tons ('000)± %tons ('000)± %tons ('000)± %
European Union ¹ 667,7 652,2 -2,31% 721,5 +10,62% 760,0 +5,33% 743,8 -2,12% 789,3 +6,12% 810,5 +2,68% 789,1 -2,64%
U.S. 29,8 26,4 -11,64% 32,7 +23,95% 46,8 +43,12% 49,2 +5,24% 44,5 -9,54% 55,5 +24,67% 65,2 +17,37%
Australia 147,5 119,5 -18,94% 119,5 -0,02% 104,8 -12,33% 84,9 -18,96% 55,5 -34,60% 76,8 +38,28% 62,8 -18,19%
New Zealand 1.162 1.273 +9,55% 1.300 +2,12% 1.460 +12,31% 1.380 -5,48% 1.320 -4,35% 1.380 +4,55% 1.420 +2,90%
Argentina 280,0 280,6 +0,24% 255,6 -8,91% 230,3 -9,91% 245,4 +6,57% 157,1 -35,98% 154,5 -1,66% 192,2 +24,37%
Last update : 17-06-2019
1) Up to year 2003 the data are referred to EU-15; from 2004 to 2006 the data are referred to EU-25; from 2007 the data are referred to EU-28
Source: Eurostat, Dairy Australia, FAS-USDA, Subsecretaría de Lechería - Ministerio de Agroindustria, National Agricultural Statistics Service
Whole Milk Powder (WMP)
Germany * (€/ton)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 3.193 2.532 2.825 +4,37% +11,57%
February 3.096 2.595 2.904 +2,81% +11,92%
March 2.905 2.608 2.825 -2,73% +8,34%
April 2.750 2.666 2.914 +3,15% +9,29%
May 2.888 2.821 2.998 +2,87% +6,26%
June 3.175 2.890 2.990 -0,25% +3,46%
July 3.125 2.814  
August 3.226 2.905  
September 3.200 2.976  
October 3.044 2.846  
November 2.828 2.760  
December 2.590 2.707  
Average 3.002 2.760 2.909
Variazione¹ % +26,30% -8,05% +8,34%
Last Update:12-06-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Vollmilchpulver Sprühware,26% Fett, 25kg Säcke (WMP)
Source: ZMB; since May 6,2009 "Süddeutsche Butter - und Käsebörse eV, Kempten"
 
Whole Milk Powder (WMP)
Oceania * (€/ton)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 3.024 2.418 2.407 +3,81% -0,43%
February 3.024 2.485 2.567 +6,62% +3,29%
March 2.890 2.637 2.821 +9,91% +6,97%
April 2.818 2.705 2.965 +5,11% +9,60%
May 2.911 2.770 2.888 -2,61% +4,26%
June 2.824 2.765 2.783 -3,62% +0,66%
July 2.771 2.586  
August 2.727 2.600  
September 2.642 2.417  
October 2.578 2.371  
November 2.444 2.325  
December 2.363 2.319  
Average 2.751 2.533 2.738
Variazione¹ % +25,38% -7,94% +4,13%
Last Update:07-06-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Whole Milk Powder, 26% butterfat (WMP)
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Market News
 
WMP (Whole Milk Powder)
U.S.  (€/ton)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 3.161 2.545 3.040 +1,47% +19,43%
February 3.089 2.571 3.094 +1,79% +20,34%
March 2.997 2.623 3.159 +2,09% +20,44%
April 2.945 2.672 3.237 +2,47% +21,13%
May 2.728 2.872 3.268 +0,96% +13,77%
June 2.768 3.018 3.283 +0,47% +8,80%
July 2.769 3.035  
August 2.903 2.979  
September 2.757 2.831  
October 2.689 2.948  
November 2.582 3.018  
December 2.589 2.996  
Average 2.831 2.842 3.180
Variazione¹ % +9,10% +0,39% +17,05%
Last Update:14-06-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: USDA
WMP (Whole Milk Powder)
South America * (€/ton)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 2.923 2.598 2.473 -0,64% -4,80%
February 2.942 2.545 2.511 +1,51% -1,35%
March 3.010 2.623 2.802 +11,62% +6,82%
April 3.195 2.644 2.904 +3,62% +9,82%
May 3.065 2.680 2.871 -1,13% +7,13%
June 3.047 2.739 2.794 -2,67% +2,04%
July 2.926 2.683  
August 2.802 2.639  
September 2.811 2.529  
October 2.743 2.501  
November 2.705 2.475  
December 2.654 2.489  
Average 2.902 2.595 2.726
Variazione¹ % +3,93% -10,56% +3,33%
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Whole Milk Powder, 26% butterfat (WMP)
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Market News
 
WMP (Whole Milk Powder)
Export prices Argentina
[0402.21.10.190Y]
* (€/ton)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 4.119 3.345 2.935 +1,77% -12,23%
February 2.291 3.426 2.683 -8,58% -21,67%
March 2.324 3.507 2.984 +11,19% -14,91%
April 2.850 3.495 3.168 +6,17% -9,37%
May 3.073 3.428 2.872 -9,35% -16,22%
June 2.805 3.396 3.276 +14,09% -3,52%
July 2.368 3.266 2.966 -9,47% -9,17%
August 2.845 3.245 3.245 +9,42% +0,02%
September 3.172 3.285 2.797 -13,81% -14,86%
October 3.172 3.101 2.881 +3,02% -7,09%
November 3.187 2.957 2.715 -5,78% -8,19%
December 3.236 2.884  
Average 2.953 3.278 2.957
Variazione¹ % -12,55% +10,98% -10,77%
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Export prices of Whole Milk Powder (WMP) in packages less than 2 kg [0402.21.10.190Y]
Source: Ministerio de Agroindustria
 
WMP (Whole Milk Powder)
Export prices Argentina
[0402.21.10.190m]
* (€/ton)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 2.484 2.911 2.487 -3,94% -14,55%
February 2.055 3.011 2.400 -3,50% -20,27%
March 1.994 3.149 2.505 +4,38% -20,45%
April 2.298 3.110 2.497 -0,31% -19,70%
May 2.395 3.051 2.674 +7,07% -12,36%
June 2.070 3.018 2.717 +1,60% -9,97%
July 2.080 3.087 2.711 -0,22% -12,19%
August 2.182 2.814 2.692 -0,70% -4,35%
September 2.237 2.750 2.577 -4,25% -6,29%
October 2.377 2.722 2.545 -1,25% -6,49%
November 2.812 2.650 2.494 -2,01% -5,87%
December 2.967 2.590  
Average 2.329 2.905 2.573
Variazione¹ % -12,76% +24,73% -12,31%
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Export prices of Whole Milk Powder (WMP) [0402.21.10.190m]
Source: Ministerio de Agroindustria