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Butter: Stocks EU and US

On this page, you will find the data for Butter stocks in EU-28 and in the USA

For a more exhaustive analysis, please refer to the relevant fact sheet "Wholesale price of butter" and to EU and USA production volumes.

The comparison graphs (monthly and annual) gives you a historical overview of the SMP stocks data in EU-28 and in USA.

It is important to note that Butter is sustained by intervention price policies both in EU-27 and the USA.

 ton USA
Storage warehouses - Butter
UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev.
month.
% on 2017 2018 % on prev.
month.
% on 2017
January 80.072 76.246 53.880 77.269 93.929 62.039 67.534 87.136 100.497 102.828 +34,3% +2,3% 0 (p)
February 92.954 92.033 62.901 93.065 108.111 74.026 81.195 106.849 122.406 120.546 +17,2% -1,5%
March 96.379 88.854 65.429 94.463 115.663 86.979 83.631 110.285 123.605 124.265 +3,1% +0,5%
April 108.883 93.573 64.287 115.297 140.488 84.784 105.403 134.161 132.579 139.402 +12,2% +5,1%
May 114.901 96.384 77.155 118.655 146.037 94.997 120.293 147.393 142.245 153.539 +10,1% +7,9%
June 119.230 89.631 86.324 110.331 144.649 84.378 116.121 148.847 140.687 152.692 -0,6% +8,5%
July 119.197 87.774 85.184 106.301 134.152 82.026 115.371 150.979 139.417 144.392 -5,4% +3,6%
August 117.744 70.422 75.160 91.234 119.717 78.377 96.248 144.595 127.095 131.931 -8,6% +3,8%
September 103.386 58.948 68.484 88.823 105.702 69.110 85.062 122.074 116.048 128.456 -2,6% +10,7%
October 86.466 49.355 59.278 65.816 82.463 67.112 81.119 103.492 98.847 104.661 -18,5% +5,9%
November 64.711 31.721 42.422 57.735 55.170 48.791 60.210 73.121 72.239 69.731 (p) -33,4% -3,5%
December 60.338 37.057 48.470 69.413 51.015 47.504 70.345 75.317 76.561
Average 97.022 72.667 65.748 90.700 108.091 73.344 90.211 117.021 116.019 124.768 0
Change (1) +5,3% -25,1% -9,5% +38,0% +19,2% -32,1% +23,0% +29,7% -0,9% +4,3% -
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: USDA, EU - Management Committee
  = max Stock
  = min Stock
 ton UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
USA
Storage warehouses - Butter
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev.
month.
% on 2018 2019 % on prev.
month.
% on 2018
January 97.677 15.126 23.507 14.195 5.409 22.203 55.918 15.736 0 0 (p) +0,0% 102.828 +34,3% +2,3%
February 92.837 1.755 8.335 14.196 155 34.981 60.093 8.189 0 120.546 +17,2% -1,5%
March 100.151 12.432 40.361 17.110 0 38.956 60.377 4.023 0 124.265 +3,1% +0,5%
April 105.751 32.127 56.117 32.979 0 49.956 79.024 1.142 0 139.402 +12,2% +5,1%
May 118.711 54.916 83.468 50.663 0 63.810 92.548 1.142 0 153.539 +10,1% +7,9%
June 122.817 76.152 101.977 66.138 0 74.955 99.980 0 0 152.692 -0,6% +8,5%
July 111.397 90.017 118.277 81.494 0 89.745 102.043 0 0 144.392 -5,4% +3,6%
August 109.147 96.573 118.491 82.042 0 99.467 96.946 0 0 131.931 -8,6% +3,8%
September 77.737 74.594 95.834 65.421 12.061 88.628 82.207 0 0 128.456 -2,6% +10,7%
October 56.992 57.070 65.388 44.432 18.835 74.220 61.031 0 0 104.661 -18,5% +5,9%
November 41.064 42.350 38.496 24.742 19.567 60.470 38.366 0 0 69.731 (p) -33,4% -3,5%
December 24.487 31.051 25.302 11.332 20.471 51.142 24.536 0 0
Average 88.231 48.680 64.629 42.062 6.375 62.378 71.089 2.519 0 0 124.768
Change (1) -33,3% -44,8% +32,8% -34,9% -84,8% +878,5% +14,0% -96,5% -100,0% - +4,3%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: EU - Management Committee, USDA
  = max Stock
  = min Stock