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NETHERLANDS: Milkfat supply

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This page contains a chart showing the Netherlands deliveries’ milkfat monthly changes, in comparison with the butter price development.

Milkfat changes, converted into butter equivalent 82% fat, are calculated on the rolling year: for each month, the milkfat production is added to the production of the previous 11 months. With this method is always considered the total production in a 12-months time window, so it is possible to identify the trend without the effect of seasonality.

The chart below shows the three-year trend of the fat component in the Netherlands milk, while the table summarizes the average monthly prices of Butter.

Updates are detected twice a day. Last Update: February 20th, 2019, h: 00.00

Find out the monthly milkfat supply of the European Union and in the largest European milk Producers: Germany, France, Poland, Belgium, Ireland

€/ton The Netherlands
Average Monthly prices of Butter
2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 2.063 3.922 2.840 2.715 4.270 4.104 4.310 +3,98% +5,02%
February 2.103 3.553 3.270 2.568 4.023 4.565 4.330 +0,46% -5,15%
March 2.140 3.530 3.350 2.360 4.248 4.790
April 2.168 3.500 3.088 2.378 4.468 5.300
May 2.183 3.398 2.928 2.483 4.860 5.942
June 2.220 3.460 2.970 2.922 5.725 6.010
July 2.280 3.480 2.838 3.168 6.153 5.420
August 2.343 3.255 2.660 3.520 6.620 5.470
September 2.512 2.895 2.752 4.020 6.960 5.338
October 3.095 2.958 2.985 4.203 5.995 4.550
November 3.380 2.980 2.975 4.346 4.958 4.258
December 3.298 2.835 2.863 4.390 4.343 4.145
Average 2.488 3.325 2.956 3.258 5.215 4.993 4.316
Change (1) - -14,87% -11,11% +10,23% +60,05% -4,26% +0,16%
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1) change from the same period of previous year
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