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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.

 
Storage warehouses - EU
Butter * (ton)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 55.918 15.736 0 0,00% -100,00%
February 60.093 8.189 0 0,00% -100,00%
March 60.377 4.023 0 0,00% -100,00%
April 79.024 1.142 0 0,00% -100,00%
May 92.548 1.142 0 0,00% -100,00%
June 99.980 0 0 0,00% -
July 102.043 0 0 0,00% -
August 96.946 0 0 0,00% -
September 82.207 0  
October 61.031 0  
November 38.366 0  
December 24.536 0  
Average 71.089 2.519 0
Change¹ % +13,97% -96,46% -100,00%
Last Update: 2018-09-21
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: The values are intended to be the stock at the end of the month
Source: EU - Management Committee
Storage warehouses - USA
Butter  (ton)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 87.136 100.497 102.828 +34,31% +2,32%
February 106.849 122.406 120.546 +17,23% -1,52%
March 110.285 123.605 124.265 +3,09% +0,53%
April 134.161 132.579 139.402 +12,18% +5,15%
May 147.393 142.245 153.539 +10,14% +7,94%
June 148.847 140.687 152.692 -0,55% +8,53%
July 150.979 139.417 144.392 -5,44% +3,57%
August 144.595 127.095 (p)131.918 -8,64% +3,79%
September 122.074 116.048  
October 103.492 98.847  
November 73.121 72.239  
December 75.317 76.561  
Average 117.021 116.019 133.698
Change¹ % +29,72% -0,86% +3,99%
Last Update: 2018-09-25
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: USDA
 
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 ton UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
USA
Storage warehouses - Butter
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on 2017 % on 2016 2018 % on 2017 % on 2016
January 23.507 14.195 5.409 22.203 55.918 15.736 0 -100,00% -100,00% 102.828 +2,32% +18,01%
February 8.335 14.196 155 34.981 60.093 8.189 0 -100,00% -100,00% 120.546 -1,52% +12,82%
March 40.361 17.110 0 38.956 60.377 4.023 0 -100,00% -100,00% 124.265 +0,53% +12,68%
April 56.117 32.979 0 49.956 79.024 1.142 0 -100,00% -100,00% 139.402 +5,15% +3,91%
May 83.468 50.663 0 63.810 92.548 1.142 0 -100,00% -100,00% 153.539 +7,94% +4,17%
June 101.977 66.138 0 74.955 99.980 0 0 -100,00% 152.692 +8,53% +2,58%
July 118.277 81.494 0 89.745 102.043 0 0 -100,00% 144.392 +3,57% -4,36%
August 118.491 82.042 0 99.467 96.946 0 0 -100,00% (p)131.918 +3,79% -8,77%
September 95.834 65.421 12.061 88.628 82.207 0
October 65.388 44.432 18.835 74.220 61.031 0
November 38.496 24.742 19.567 60.470 38.366 0
December 25.302 11.332 20.471 51.142 24.536 0
Average 64.629 42.062 6.375 62.378 71.089 2.519 0 133.698
Change (1) +32,76% -34,92% -84,84% +878,50% +13,97% -96,46% -100,00% +15,24%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: EU - Management Committee, USDA
Show/Hide historical overview of Butter Stocks in USA

 ton USA
Storage warehouses - Butter
UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on 2017 % on 2016 2018 % on 2017 % on 2016
January 77.269 93.929 62.039 67.534 87.136 100.497 102.828 +2,32% +18,01% 0 -100,00% -100,00%
February 93.065 108.111 74.026 81.195 106.849 122.406 120.546 -1,52% +12,82% 0 -100,00% -100,00%
March 94.463 115.663 86.979 83.631 110.285 123.605 124.265 +0,53% +12,68% 0 -100,00% -100,00%
April 115.297 140.488 84.784 105.403 134.161 132.579 139.402 +5,15% +3,91% 0 -100,00% -100,00%
May 118.655 146.037 94.997 120.293 147.393 142.245 153.539 +7,94% +4,17% 0 -100,00% -100,00%
June 110.331 144.649 84.378 116.121 148.847 140.687 152.692 +8,53% +2,58% 0 -100,00%
July 106.301 134.152 82.026 115.371 150.979 139.417 144.392 +3,57% -4,36% 0 -100,00%
August 91.234 119.717 78.377 96.248 144.595 127.095 (p)131.918 +3,79% -8,77% 0 -100,00%
September 88.823 105.702 69.110 85.062 122.074 116.048
October 65.816 82.463 67.112 81.119 103.492 98.847
November 57.735 55.170 48.791 60.210 73.121 72.239
December 69.413 51.015 47.504 70.345 75.317 76.561
Average 90.700 108.091 73.344 90.211 117.021 116.019 133.698 0
Change (1) +37,95% +19,17% -32,15% +23,00% +29,72% -0,86% +15,24% -100,00%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: USDA, EU - Management Committee