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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.

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 ton US
Storage warehouses - Butter
UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev.
month.
% on 2021 2022 % on prev.
month.
% on 2021
January 93.929 62.039 67.534 87.136 100.497 102.828 95.785 112.209 150.554 99.498 +10.2% -33.9% 0
February 108.111 74.026 81.195 106.849 122.406 120.546 110.456 136.905 160.843 119.309 +19.9% -25.8% 0
March 115.663 86.979 83.631 110.285 123.605 124.265 122.334 140.428 161.383 128.287 +7.5% -20.5%
April 140.488 84.784 105.403 134.161 132.579 139.402 131.915 169.009 176.969 135.912 (p) +5.9% -23.2%
May 146.037 94.997 120.293 147.393 142.245 153.539 142.349 170.451 187.756
June 144.649 84.378 116.121 148.847 140.687 152.692 148.007 164.407 188.086
July 134.152 82.026 115.371 150.979 139.417 144.391 149.503 168.496 179.839
August 119.717 78.377 96.248 144.595 127.095 131.929 138.060 168.520 164.523
September 105.702 69.110 85.062 122.074 116.048 128.086 131.838 156.014 147.145
October 82.463 67.112 81.119 103.492 98.847 104.882 106.372 135.957 126.450
November 55.170 48.791 60.210 73.121 72.239 70.020 81.936 114.225 95.470
December 51.015 47.504 70.345 75.317 76.561 81.345 86.027 124.197 90.291
Average 108.091 73.344 90.211 117.021 116.019 121.160 120.382 146.735 152.442 120.751 0
Change (1) +19,2% -32,1% +23,0% +29,7% -0,9% +4,4% -0,6% +21,9% +3,9% -25,7% -
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
US
Storage warehouses - Butter
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev.
month.
% on 2021 2022 % on prev.
month.
% on 2021
January 14.195 5.409 22.203 55.918 15.736 0 0 0 0 0 99.498 +10.2% -33.9%
February 14.196 155 34.981 60.093 8.189 0 0 0 0 0 119.309 +19.9% -25.8%
March 17.110 0 38.956 60.377 4.023 0 0 0 0 128.287 +7.5% -20.5%
April 32.979 0 49.956 79.024 1.142 0 0 0 0 135.912 (p) +5.9% -23.2%
May 50.663 0 63.810 92.548 1.142 0 0 35.232 0
June 66.138 0 74.955 99.980 0 0 0 63.512 0
July 81.494 0 89.745 102.043 0 0 0 65.656 0
August 82.042 0 99.467 96.946 0 0 0 63.694 0
September 65.421 12.061 88.628 82.207 0 0 0 53.585 0
October 44.432 18.835 74.220 61.031 0 0 0 28.967 0
November 24.742 19.567 60.470 38.366 0 0 0 10.655 0
December 11.332 20.471 51.142 24.536 0 0 0 0 0
Average 42.062 6.375 62.378 71.089 2.519 0 0 26.775 0 0 120.751
Change (1) -34,9% -84,8% +878,5% +14,0% -96,5% -100,0% - - -100,0% - -25,7%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: EU - Management Committee, USDA
  = max Stock
  = min Stock