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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
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev.
month.
% on 2018 2019 % on prev.
month.
% on 2018
January 76.246 53.880 77.269 93.929 62.039 67.534 87.136 100.497 102.828 95.785 +17,8% -6,8% 0
February 92.033 62.901 93.065 108.111 74.026 81.195 106.849 122.406 120.546 110.456 +15,3% -8,4% 0
March 88.854 65.429 94.463 115.663 86.979 83.631 110.285 123.605 124.265 122.334 +10,8% -1,6% 0
April 93.573 64.287 115.297 140.488 84.784 105.403 134.161 132.579 139.402 131.922 +7,8% -5,4% 0
May 96.384 77.155 118.655 146.037 94.997 120.293 147.393 142.245 153.539 142.352 +7,9% -7,3% 0
June 89.631 86.324 110.331 144.649 84.378 116.121 148.847 140.687 152.692 148.007 +4,0% -3,1% 0
July 87.774 85.184 106.301 134.152 82.026 115.371 150.979 139.417 144.391 149.503 +1,0% +3,5% 0
August 70.422 75.160 91.234 119.717 78.377 96.248 144.595 127.095 131.929 138.060 -7,7% +4,6% 0
September 58.948 68.484 88.823 105.702 69.110 85.062 122.074 116.048 128.086 131.838 -4,5% +2,9% 0
October 49.355 59.278 65.816 82.463 67.112 81.119 103.492 98.847 104.882 106.372 -19,3% +1,4%
November 31.721 42.422 57.735 55.170 48.791 60.210 73.121 72.239 70.020 81.960 (p) -22,9% +17,1%
December 37.057 48.470 69.413 51.015 47.504 70.345 75.317 76.561 81.345
Average 72.667 65.748 90.700 108.091 73.344 90.211 117.021 116.019 121.160 123.508 0
Change (1) -25,1% -9,5% +38,0% +19,2% -32,1% +23,0% +29,7% -0,9% +4,4% -1,0% -
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 +0,0% 95.785 +17,8% -6,8%
February 92.837 1.755 8.335 14.196 155 34.981 60.093 8.189 0 0 +0,0% 110.456 +15,3% -8,4%
March 100.151 12.432 40.361 17.110 0 38.956 60.377 4.023 0 0 +0,0% 122.334 +10,8% -1,6%
April 105.751 32.127 56.117 32.979 0 49.956 79.024 1.142 0 0 +0,0% 131.922 +7,8% -5,4%
May 118.711 54.916 83.468 50.663 0 63.810 92.548 1.142 0 0 +0,0% 142.352 +7,9% -7,3%
June 122.817 76.152 101.977 66.138 0 74.955 99.980 0 0 0 148.007 +4,0% -3,1%
July 111.397 90.017 118.277 81.494 0 89.745 102.043 0 0 0 149.503 +1,0% +3,5%
August 109.147 96.573 118.491 82.042 0 99.467 96.946 0 0 0 138.060 -7,7% +4,6%
September 77.737 74.594 95.834 65.421 12.061 88.628 82.207 0 0 0 131.838 -4,5% +2,9%
October 56.992 57.070 65.388 44.432 18.835 74.220 61.031 0 0 106.372 -19,3% +1,4%
November 41.064 42.350 38.496 24.742 19.567 60.470 38.366 0 0 81.960 (p) -22,9% +17,1%
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 0 123.508
Change (1) -33,3% -44,8% +32,8% -34,9% -84,8% +878,5% +14,0% -96,5% -100,0% - -1,0%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: EU - Management Committee, USDA
  = max Stock
  = min Stock