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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 (p)
February 92.033 62.901 93.065 108.111 74.026 81.195 106.849 122.406 120.546 110.003 (p) +14,8% -8,7%
March 88.854 65.429 94.463 115.663 86.979 83.631 110.285 123.605 124.265
April 93.573 64.287 115.297 140.488 84.784 105.403 134.161 132.579 139.402
May 96.384 77.155 118.655 146.037 94.997 120.293 147.393 142.245 153.539
June 89.631 86.324 110.331 144.649 84.378 116.121 148.847 140.687 152.692
July 87.774 85.184 106.301 134.152 82.026 115.371 150.979 139.417 144.392
August 70.422 75.160 91.234 119.717 78.377 96.248 144.595 127.095 131.931
September 58.948 68.484 88.823 105.702 69.110 85.062 122.074 116.048 128.456
October 49.355 59.278 65.816 82.463 67.112 81.119 103.492 98.847 104.661
November 31.721 42.422 57.735 55.170 48.791 60.210 73.121 72.239 69.755
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 90.211 117.021 116.019 121.151 102.894 0
Change (1) -25,1% -9,5% +38,0% +19,2% -32,1% +23,0% +29,7% -0,9% +4,4% -7,9% -
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 (p) +0,0% 95.785 +17,8% -6,8%
February 92.837 1.755 8.335 14.196 155 34.981 60.093 8.189 0 110.003 (p) +14,8% -8,7%
March 100.151 12.432 40.361 17.110 0 38.956 60.377 4.023 0
April 105.751 32.127 56.117 32.979 0 49.956 79.024 1.142 0
May 118.711 54.916 83.468 50.663 0 63.810 92.548 1.142 0
June 122.817 76.152 101.977 66.138 0 74.955 99.980 0 0
July 111.397 90.017 118.277 81.494 0 89.745 102.043 0 0
August 109.147 96.573 118.491 82.042 0 99.467 96.946 0 0
September 77.737 74.594 95.834 65.421 12.061 88.628 82.207 0 0
October 56.992 57.070 65.388 44.432 18.835 74.220 61.031 0 0
November 41.064 42.350 38.496 24.742 19.567 60.470 38.366 0 0
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 0 102.894
Change (1) -33,3% -44,8% +32,8% -34,9% -84,8% +878,5% +14,0% -96,5% -100,0% - -7,9%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: EU - Management Committee, USDA
  = max Stock
  = min Stock