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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 US
Storage warehouses - Butter
UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev.
month.
% on 2019 2020 % on prev.
month.
% on 2019
January 53.880 77.269 93.929 62.039 67.534 87.136 100.497 102.828 95.785 112.209 +30.4% +17.1% 0
February 62.901 93.065 108.111 74.026 81.195 106.849 122.406 120.546 110.456 136.905 +22.0% +23.9% 0
March 65.429 94.463 115.663 86.979 83.631 110.285 123.605 124.265 122.334 140.428 +2.6% +14.8% 0
April 64.287 115.297 140.488 84.784 105.403 134.161 132.579 139.402 131.915 169.009 +20.4% +28.1% 0
May 77.155 118.655 146.037 94.997 120.293 147.393 142.245 153.539 142.349 170.451 +0.9% +19.7% 35.232
June 86.324 110.331 144.649 84.378 116.121 148.847 140.687 152.692 148.007 164.407 -3.5% +11.1% 63.508
July 85.184 106.301 134.152 82.026 115.371 150.979 139.417 144.391 149.503 168.496 +2.5% +12.7% 65.652
August 75.160 91.234 119.717 78.377 96.248 144.595 127.095 131.929 138.060 168.520 +0.0% +22.1% 63.691
September 68.484 88.823 105.702 69.110 85.062 122.074 116.048 128.086 131.838 156.014 -7.4% +18.3% 53.581
October 59.278 65.816 82.463 67.112 81.119 103.492 98.847 104.882 106.372 135.957 -12.9% +27.8% 28.964
November 42.422 57.735 55.170 48.791 60.210 73.121 72.239 70.020 81.936 114.230 (p) -16.0% +39.4% 10.591
December 48.470 69.413 51.015 47.504 70.345 75.317 76.561 81.345 86.027
Average 65.748 90.700 108.091 73.344 90.211 117.021 116.019 121.160 120.382 148.784 29.202
Change (1) -9,5% +38,0% +19,2% -32,1% +23,0% +29,7% -0,9% +4,4% -0,6% +20,5% -
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
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev.
month.
% on 2019 2020 % on prev.
month.
% on 2019
January 15.126 23.507 14.195 5.409 22.203 55.918 15.736 0 0 0 112.209 +30.4% +17.1%
February 1.755 8.335 14.196 155 34.981 60.093 8.189 0 0 0 136.905 +22.0% +23.9%
March 12.432 40.361 17.110 0 38.956 60.377 4.023 0 0 0 140.428 +2.6% +14.8%
April 32.127 56.117 32.979 0 49.956 79.024 1.142 0 0 0 169.009 +20.4% +28.1%
May 54.916 83.468 50.663 0 63.810 92.548 1.142 0 0 35.232 170.451 +0.9% +19.7%
June 76.152 101.977 66.138 0 74.955 99.980 0 0 0 63.508 164.407 -3.5% +11.1%
July 90.017 118.277 81.494 0 89.745 102.043 0 0 0 65.652 168.496 +2.5% +12.7%
August 96.573 118.491 82.042 0 99.467 96.946 0 0 0 63.691 168.520 +0.0% +22.1%
September 74.594 95.834 65.421 12.061 88.628 82.207 0 0 0 53.581 156.014 -7.4% +18.3%
October 57.070 65.388 44.432 18.835 74.220 61.031 0 0 0 28.964 135.957 -12.9% +27.8%
November 42.350 38.496 24.742 19.567 60.470 38.366 0 0 0 10.591 114.230 (p) -16.0% +39.4%
December 31.051 25.302 11.332 20.471 51.142 24.536 0 0 0
Average 48.680 64.629 42.062 6.375 62.378 71.089 2.519 0 0 29.202 148.784
Change (1) -44,8% +32,8% -34,9% -84,8% +878,5% +14,0% -96,5% -100,0% - - +20,5%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: EU - Management Committee, USDA
  = max Stock
  = min Stock