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France: Dairy sector

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This Country:
  • accounts for 15,6% of EU milk deliveries (year 2018),
  • exports dairy products, converted into milk equivalent (ME), for the 41,4% of the milk deliveries,
  • accounts for 12,8% of EU dairy exports in ME (year 2018).
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FRANCE: DAIRY SECTOR
x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA201520162017201820182019%Period
Cow's Milk
Number of cows ('000 head)3.6603.6303.5953.550
Slaughtered cows ('000)1.7621.6591.6591.691
Export of Breeding Heifers (HS 01022110 - 000' heads)29.34934.83042.38338.5508.6514.849-43,9%Jan-Feb 2019
Import of Breeding Heifers (HS 01022110 - 000' heads)43341243270-30,0%Jan-Feb 2019
Milk production25.82025.13925.008
± % Over the same period of the previous year-2,6%-0,5%
Raw cows' milk delivered to dairies (Cod. Eurostat D1110D)25.37524.45324.63024.5874.2354.125-2,6%Jan-Feb 2019
± % Over the same period of the previous year-3,6%+0,7%-0,2%
% Delivery on production ***98,3%97,3%98,5%
% Protein3,22%3,22%3,25%3,22%3,26%3,27% Jan-Feb 2019
% Fat3,97%4,01%4,01%4,01%4,09%4,13% Jan-Feb 2019
Sheep milk production (x 1.000 liters)279311304
Goat milk production (x 1.000 liters)613616632
Farm-gate milk prices** m.g. 3,8% p.v. prot. 3,2% p.v.(€ per 100 lt, + IVA)30,7629,4233,4433,8533,9034,53+1,9%Jan-Feb 2019
± % Over the same period of the previous year-4,4%+13,7%+1,2%
Organic Milk Deliveries ('000 Ton)568579656869132151+15,1%Jan-Feb 2019
Organic cow milk prices*** (€ per 100 lt, + IVA)41,5943,6145,6145,5947,1746,42-1,6%Jan-Feb 2019
Goat's - Sheep's Milk
Number of Goats ('000)1.2301.2041.2131.252
Number of Sheeps ('000)7.0577.1576.8777.166
Goat Milk Prices (€ per 100 lt, + IVA)70,1271,1772,2272,3376,6877,56+1,1%Jan-Feb 2019
Goat Milk Deliveries ('000 Ton)4744834824955857-2,5%Jan-Feb 2019
Sheep Milk Deliveries ('000 Ton)2712932952987772-6,4%Jan-Feb 2019
DAIRY PRODUCTION201520162017201820182019%Period
Drinking milk (Cod. Eurostat D2100)3.2993.2943.2303.080539545+1,2%Jan-Feb 2019
Cream for direct consumption (Cod. Eurostat D2200V)4744795034978083+3,8%Jan-Feb 2019
Acidified milk (yoghurts and other) (Cod. Eurostat D4100)1.5761.5241.4231.395232223-3,9%Jan-Feb 2019
Butter (Cod. Eurostat D6000)4474354124208180-1,2%Jan-Feb 2019
Rendered butter and butteroil (Cod.Eurostat D6200)545046-
Other Yellow Fat Dairy Products (Cod. Eurostat D6900)282423-
Total Cheese (Cod. Eurostat D7100)1.9501.9191.913-
I° Classification
- Soft cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7111)501506499-
- Medium soft cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7112)431432431-
- Hard cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7114)336328339-
- Fresh cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7116)682652645-
2° Classification
- Cheese from cows'milk (pure) ( Cod. Eurostat D7121)1.7821.7441.738-
- Cheese from ewes milk (pure) ( Cod. Eurostat D7122)596363-
- Cheese from goats milk (pure) ( Cod. Eurostat D7123)100104103-
- Others (cheese from buffalos'milk (pure) or mixed cheese) ( Cod. Eurostat D7129)8,38,17,7-
Cheese from cows'milk (Cod. Eurostat D7121)1.7831.7321.7231.709278279+0,5%Jan-Feb 2019
Processed Cheese (Cod. Eurostat D7200)132139140-
Concentrated milk (Cod. Eurostat D3200)726062661310-18,3%Jan-Feb 2019
Milk and cream powders (excl. SMP) (WMP) (Cod. Eurostat D3100_X_3113)1321331471162117-18,8%Jan-Feb 2019
Partly Skimmed Milk Powder (Cod. Eurostat D3112)434951-
Skimmed milk powder (SMP) (Cod. Eurostat D3113)4574274093857368-6,7%Jan-Feb 2019
Buttermilk Powder (Cod. Eurostat D3130)293031-
Drinks with a milk base (Cod. Eurostat D9100)566264-
Whey (in powder or in block) (Cod. Eurostat D5300)553540566-
Caseins and caseinates (Cod. Eurostat D9300)443747-
Other fresh products (milk-based desserts, ice cream)
(Cod. Eurostat D9200)
703703698-
EXPORT2015201620172018Jan - Febof which Extra EU
2018
2019
%
2018
2019
%
Cheese (0406) TOP importers681671679677
104
109
+5,4%
17
19
+17,8%
Bulk milk (04011090+04012019+04012099) TOP importers624599456506
89
71
-20,7%
4,4
4,0
-8,4%
Whole (04012099) TOP importers460474351398
64
49
-22,9%
4,3
3,9
-9,6%
Semi-skimmed (04012019) TOP importers16121611
1,8
1,9
+2,3%
0,0
0,1
+214,4%
Skimmed (04011090) TOP importers1471138996
24
20
-16,6%
-
-
-
Whey (0404) TOP importers421431405390
64
59
-7,4%
31
30
-5,5%
Sweet dairy Whey (12% protein) e WPC (040410) TOP importers338347323319
55
51
-7,5%
30
28
-6,0%
Yogurt and buttermilk (0403) TOP importers423417392388
68
60
-11,7%
2,3
3,1
+38,7%
Packed milk (04011010+04012011+04012091) TOP importers339364353330
52
56
+6,8%
13
11
-12,2%
Whole (04012091) TOP importers9315113695
15
31
+111,1%
3,4
4,2
+25,8%
Semi-Skimmed (04012011) TOP importers207177184200
30
22
-27,4%
6,7
6,2
-8,6%
Skimmed (04011010) TOP importers39363435
7,4
2,8
-62,8%
2,7
0,8
-68,7%
SMP (040210) TOP importers280234229225
40
50
+24,4%
25
31
+24,4%
Infant milk formula (190110) TOP importers137148172185
30
28
-6,8%
22
19
-12,9%
Cream (040130+040140+040150) TOP importers257201188164
26
25
-5,3%
11
12
+2,8%
Butter And Other Fats (0405) TOP importers105979790
17
17
-0,0%
7,2
6,9
-3,5%
Anhydrous Milk Fat (040590) TOP importers26222218
4,3
3,5
-17,7%
1,5
1,2
-21,1%
Condensed Milk (040291+040299) TOP importers83736789
19
13
-32,8%
0,2
0,3
+68,2%
Other Product 150147146150
24
25
+7,1%
9,5
13
+31,3%
Soya-based beverages (protein content >=2,8 %)n.a.807897
16
14
-13,0%
-
-
-
Soya-based beverages (protein content of <2.8%)
based on nuts, cereals or seeds
n.a.495162
9,0
16
+74,2%
-
-
-
Non-alcoholic beverages containing < 0,2% fats
derived from milk or milk products
7,08,31011
1,7
2,1
+20,5%
-
-
-
IMPORT2015201620172018Jan - Febof which Extra EU
2018
2019
%
2018
2019
%
Cheese (0406) TOP exporters334332349364
55
55
-0,1%
0,6
0,8
+27,6%
Whey (0404) TOP exporters422415421342
59
38
-36,6%
7,6
3,7
-51,1%
Sweet dairy Whey (12% protein) e WPC (040410) TOP exporters398361370297
53
29
-44,9%
7,6
3,7
-51,4%
Butter And Other Fats (0405) TOP exporters198204214223
39
40
+0,2%
0,2
1,2
+517,0%
Anhydrous Milk Fat (040590) TOP exporters30292629
5,3
5,9
+11,8%
0,0
1,2
0,0%
Cream (040130+040140+040150) TOP exporters144161163165
29
28
-1,4%
-
-
-
Packed milk (04011010+04012011+04012091) TOP exporters233175128100
16
15
-9,1%
-
-
-
Whole (04012091) TOP exporters19181715
2,7
1,8
-33,4%
-
-
-
Semi-Skimmed (04012011) TOP exporters1881339271
10
11
+13,0%
-
-
-
Skimmed (04011010) TOP exporters27241915
3,2
1,3
-58,8%
-
-
-
Yogurt and buttermilk (0403) TOP exporters82838492
15
16
+7,1%
0,3
0,1
-65,7%
Bulk milk (04011090+04012019+04012099) TOP exporters16211510869
12
12
-6,0%
-
-
-
Whole (04012099) TOP exporters117887948
8,8
8,7
-1,3%
-
-
-
Semi-skimmed (04012019) TOP exporters18161916
2,5
2,5
-0,1%
-
-
-
Skimmed (04011090) TOP exporters27119,35,4
1,0
0,4
-59,5%
-
-
-
Condensed Milk (040291+040299) TOP exporters77666552
8,5
9,8
+16,1%
-
-
-
Infant milk formula (190110) TOP exporters37423842
8,9
6,2
-30,2%
0,6
0,2
-62,6%
WMP (040221+040229) TOP exporters38363640
5,9
7,4
+26,4%
-
-
-
Other Product 61706776
11
16
+43,7%
0,2
0,1
-49,7%
Soya-based beverages (protein content >=2,8 %)n.a.331721
2,9
2,0
-29,1%
-
-
-
Soya-based beverages (protein content of <2.8%)
based on nuts, cereals or seeds
n.a.314546
7,4
8,4
+13,3%
-
-
-
Non-alcoholic beverages containing < 0,2% fats
derived from milk or milk products
24292928
5,0
4,1
-18,3%
-
-
-
% Self-sufficiency rate137,8%136,0%133,7%132,3%135,0%Jan-Feb 2019
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019(f) % Period
GDP (gross domestic product) 1,00% 1,11% 2,29% 1,55% 1,56% Jan-Dic 2019
CPI (consumer price index) 0,09% 0,30% 1,16% 2,23% 2,34% Jan-Dic 2019
Population ('000) 66.458 66.638 66.804 66.926
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 44.387 (e) 45.350 (e) 46.444 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 40.006(e) 40.970(e) 42.272(e)
(f): forecast
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculated by using the yearly average exchange rate

** Prix toutes primes comprises, toutes qualités confondues, ramené à un lait standard (38g de MG / 32g de MP).
Ce prix est le prix payé aux producteurs au cours du mois, il peut inclure des avances.
*** Prix du lait bio à la production, toutes primes comprises, toutes qualités confondues, ramené à un un lait standard (38g de MG,32g de MP).

SOURCES
Raw material area: Sheep and Goat Production, Cow Delivery and % Protein e % Fat: Eurostat (dataset: apro_mk_colm); Milk Production: Eurostat (dataset: agr_r_milkpr); Number of cows: Eurostat (dataset: agr_r_animal); Number of Goats, Sheeps and Bufaloes: Eurostat (dataset: apro_mt_lsgoat, apro_mt_lssheep, apro_mt_lscatl ); Farm-gate milk conventional and organic prices: FranceAgriMer, ; Import/Export of Breeding Heifers: IHS
Dairy production: (annual data dataset: apro_mk_pobta, monthly data dataset: apro_mk_colm)
Export: IHS
Import: IHS
GDP and CPI: Intesa Sanpaolo
GDP per capita: International Monetary Found
Population: Eurostat

*** MILK DELIVERIES AND MILK PRODUCTION
  • Milk deliveries (apro_mk_colm): milk collected by dairies (located in the Member State) from the agricultural holdings (within or outside the Member State).
  • Milk production (agr_r_milkpr): milk produced by agricultural holdings (located in the Member State) and a part of this milk is delivered to dairies (within or outside the Member State).


Last update: 18-04-2019
NOTA: L'accesso all'area Dairy World Trade, contenente anche le elaborazioni di Import / Export della Francia con aggiornamento MENSILE, è riservato ai Sostenitori di CLAL.it