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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.

World - Comparative historical overview of butter prices in recent years

Germany 13/06/2018 6.150 €/tons
 
USA 15/06/2018 4.421 €/tons
 
Oceania 08/06/2018 4.826 €/tons
 
Italy, Milan 18/06/2018 5.800 €/tons
Germany Köln
Deutsche Merkenbutter * (€/tons)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 2.823 4.275 4.135 -6,94% -3,27%
February 2.660 4.063 4.669 +12,91% +14,92%
March 2.450 4.230 4.844 +3,75% +14,51%
April 2.450 4.413 5.438 +12,26% +23,23%
May 2.521 4.980 5.990 +10,16% +20,28%
June 2.915 5.863 6.150 +2,67% +4,90%
July 3.256 6.213  
August 3.602 6.660  
September 4.288 6.906  
October 4.331 6.141  
November 4.400 5.050  
December 4.400 4.443  
Average 3.341 5.270 5.204
Change¹ % +11,17% +57,71% +12,23%
Last Update: 2018-06-13
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: ZMP; since May 6,2009 Amtliche Notierungskommissionen für Butter und Käse, Hannover
 
Poland
Maslo Ekstra min 82% * (€/tons)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 2.757 4.189 4.082 -17,56% -2,56%
February 2.534 3.793 4.021 -1,49% +6,01%
March 2.409 3.833 4.288 +6,63% +11,84%
April 2.322 4.053 4.554 +6,23% +12,36%
May 2.277 4.270 5.102 +12,03% +19,48%
June 2.446 4.744 5.235 +2,60% +10,34%
July 2.895 5.100  
August 3.204 5.596  
September 3.483 5.851  
October 3.924 5.570  
November 4.037 5.233  
December 4.288 4.951  
Average 3.048 4.765 4.547
Change¹ % +4,69% +56,34% +9,64%
Last Update: 2018-06-14
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: SZIF (Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi)
 
USA - Chicago (CME)
Butter, Grade AA * (€/tons)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 4.391 4.620 3.914 -4,92% -15,27%
February 4.102 4.411 3.741 -4,42% -15,18%
March 3.939 4.409 3.941 +5,35% -10,61%
April 4.004 4.307 4.151 +5,32% -3,63%
May 4.012 4.547 4.436 +6,88% -2,44%
June 4.406 5.003 4.451 +0,33% -11,03%
July 4.525 5.029  
August 4.306 5.002  
September 3.929 4.521  
October 3.657 4.377  
November 4.066 4.208  
December 4.585 4.117  
Average 4.160 4.546 4.106
Change¹ % -0,31% +9,27% -9,75%
Last Update: 2018-06-15
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Market News
 
Oceania
Butter, 82% Butterfat * (€/tons)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 2.815 4.163 3.910 -3,34% -6,09%
February 2.714 4.159 4.042 +3,40% -2,81%
March 2.534 4.573 4.337 +7,30% -5,14%
April 2.368 4.748 4.563 +5,21% -3,89%
May 2.317 4.643 4.872 +6,76% +4,93%
June 2.419 5.123 4.826 -0,94% -5,80%
July 2.619 5.280  
August 2.693 5.159  
September 3.334 5.227  
October 3.625 4.929  
November 3.831 4.775  
December 4.115 4.044  
Average 2.949 4.735 4.425
Change¹ % +2,89% +60,58% -3,13%
Last Update: 2018-06-07
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Markets News
 
Italy
Butter, reg. CEE * (€/tons)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 2.683 4.078 3.825 -12,57% -6,19%
February 2.500 3.855 4.125 +7,84% +7,00%
March 2.310 3.970 4.500 +9,09% +13,35%
April 2.300 4.195 4.900 +8,89% +16,81%
May 2.290 4.670 5.550 +13,27% +18,84%
June 2.675 5.448 5.800 +4,50% +6,47%
July 2.943 5.972  
August 3.217 6.267  
September 3.813 6.450  
October 3.990 5.970  
November 4.163 4.925  
December 4.200 4.375  
Average 3.090 5.014 4.783
Change¹ % +10,90% +62,27% +9,48%
Last Update: 2018-06-18
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: CCIAA - Milan