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France: Dairy sector

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This Country:
  • accounts for 15,8% of EU milk deliveries (year 2017),
  • exports dairy products, converted into milk equivalent (ME), for the 41,6% of the milk deliveries,
  • accounts for 13,0% of EU dairy exports in ME (year 2017).
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FRANCE: DAIRY SECTOR
x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA201420152016201720172018%Period
Cow's Milk
Number of cows ('000 head)3.6973.6603.6303.5953.5953.550-1,2%Jan-Dec 2018
Slaughtered cows ('000)1.7031.7621.6591.6591.5121.551+2,6%Jan-Nov 2018
Export of Breeding Heifers (HS 01022110 - 000' heads)27.03029.34934.83042.38342.38338.545-9,1%Jan-Dec 2018
Import of Breeding Heifers (HS 01022110 - 000' heads)1.51643341243243270-83,8%Jan-Dec 2018
Milk production25.72825.82025.13925.008
± % Over the same period of the previous year+0,4%-2,6%-0,5%
Raw cows' milk delivered to dairies (Cod. Eurostat D1110D)25.30925.37524.45324.63024.63024.583-0,2%Jan-Dec 2018
± % Over the same period of the previous year+0,3%-3,6%+0,7%
% Delivery on production ***98,4%98,3%97,3%98,5%
% Protein3,23%3,22%3,22%3,25%3,25%3,22% Jan-Dec 2018
% Fat3,94%3,97%4,01%4,01%4,01%4,01% Jan-Dec 2018
Sheep milk production (x 1.000 liters)267279311304
Goat milk production (x 1.000 liters)607613616632
Farm-gate milk prices** m.g. 3,8% p.v. prot. 3,2% p.v.(€ per 100 lt, + IVA)36,5430,7629,4233,4433,4433,82+1,1%Jan-Dec 2018
± % Over the same period of the previous year-15,8%-4,4%+13,7%
Organic Milk Deliveries ('000 Ton)547568579656656869+32,4%Jan-Dec 2018
Organic cow milk prices*** (€ per 100 lt, + IVA)42,7241,5943,6145,6145,6145,610,0%Jan-Dec 2018
Goat's - Sheep's Milk
Number of Goats ('000)1.2711.2301.2041.2131.2131.252+3,2%Jan-Dec 2018
Number of Sheeps ('000)7.1687.0577.1576.8776.8777.166+4,2%Jan-Dec 2018
Goat Milk Prices (€ per 100 lt, + IVA)68,6570,1271,1772,2272,2272,33+0,1%Jan-Dec 2018
Goat Milk Deliveries ('000 Ton)472474483482482494+2,6%Jan-Dec 2018
Sheep Milk Deliveries ('000 Ton)265271293295295297+0,5%Jan-Dec 2018
DAIRY PRODUCTION201420152016201720172018%Period
Drinking milk (Cod. Eurostat D2100)3.3913.2993.2943.2303.2303.080-4,6%Jan-Dec 2018
Cream for direct consumption (Cod. Eurostat D2200V)474474479503503499-0,7%Jan-Dec 2018
Acidified milk (yoghurts and other) (Cod. Eurostat D4100)1.6281.5761.5241.4231.4231.395-2,0%Jan-Dec 2018
Butter (Cod. Eurostat D6000)445447435412412419+1,8%Jan-Dec 2018
Rendered butter and butteroil (Cod.Eurostat D6200)56545046
Other Yellow Fat Dairy Products (Cod. Eurostat D6900)30282423
Total Cheese (Cod. Eurostat D7100)1.9461.9501.9191.913
I° Classification
- Soft cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7111)503501506499
- Medium soft cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7112)424431432431
- Hard cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7114)343336328339
- Fresh cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7116)676682652645
2° Classification
- Cheese from cows'milk (pure) ( Cod. Eurostat D7121)1.7851.7821.7441.738
- Cheese from ewes milk (pure) ( Cod. Eurostat D7122)52596363
- Cheese from goats milk (pure) ( Cod. Eurostat D7123)96100104103
- Others (cheese from buffalos'milk (pure) or mixed cheese) ( Cod. Eurostat D7129)138,38,17,7
Cheese from cows'milk (Cod. Eurostat D7121)1.7961.7831.7321.7231.7231.707-1,0%Jan-Dec 2018
Processed Cheese (Cod. Eurostat D7200)134132139140
Concentrated milk (Cod. Eurostat D3200)807260626264+2,4%Jan-Dec 2018
Milk and cream powders (excl. SMP) (WMP) (Cod. Eurostat D3100_X_3113)146132133147147117-20,0%Jan-Dec 2018
Partly Skimmed Milk Powder (Cod. Eurostat D3112)44434951
Skimmed milk powder (SMP) (Cod. Eurostat D3113)443457427409409384-6,0%Jan-Dec 2018
Buttermilk Powder (Cod. Eurostat D3130)28293031
Drinks with a milk base (Cod. Eurostat D9100)52566264
Whey (in powder or in block) (Cod. Eurostat D5300)562553540566
Caseins and caseinates (Cod. Eurostat D9300)45443747
Other fresh products (milk-based desserts, ice cream)
(Cod. Eurostat D9200)
681703703698
EXPORT2014201520162017Jan - Decof which Extra EU
2017
2018
%
2017
2018
%
Cheese (0406) TOP importers672681671679
679
679
-0,0%
115
117
+1,1%
Bulk milk (04011090+04012019+04012099) TOP importers607624599456
456
505
+10,9%
24
24
-0,4%
Whole (04012099) TOP importers414460474351
351
398
+13,5%
23
23
+1,8%
Semi-skimmed (04012019) TOP importers23161216
16
11
-29,3%
0,4
0,1
-78,4%
Skimmed (04011090) TOP importers17014711389
89
96
+7,9%
0,6
0,4
-34,8%
Whey (0404) TOP importers425421431405
405
390
-3,7%
188
179
-4,6%
Sweet dairy Whey (12% protein) e WPC (040410) TOP importers345338347323
323
319
-1,4%
179
173
-3,6%
Yogurt and buttermilk (0403) TOP importers454423417392
392
388
-1,0%
15
18
+18,0%
Packed milk (04011010+04012011+04012091) TOP importers349339364353
353
330
-6,3%
96
67
-30,3%
Whole (04012091) TOP importers8493151136
136
95
-30,1%
57
21
-62,5%
Semi-Skimmed (04012011) TOP importers221207177184
184
200
+9,1%
33
38
+15,0%
Skimmed (04011010) TOP importers43393634
34
35
+5,2%
5,8
7,4
+28,8%
SMP (040210) TOP importers253280234229
229
225
-1,9%
149
141
-5,2%
Cream (040130+040140+040150) TOP importers243257201188
188
164
-12,6%
94
80
-15,1%
Infant milk formula (190110) TOP importers124137148172
172
185
+7,1%
124
134
+8,6%
Butter (0405) TOP importers961059797
97
90
-7,8%
41
39
-5,5%
Anhydrous Milk Fat (040590) TOP importers25262222
22
18
-21,3%
6,0
6,2
+4,2%
WMP (040221+040229) TOP importers86858581
81
73
-9,7%
40
31
-22,1%
Other Product 136148135132
132
166
+25,5%
36
40
+11,7%
Soya-based beverages (protein content >=2,8 %)n.a.n.a.8078
78
97
+24,6%
-
-
-
Soya-based beverages (protein content of <2.8%)
based on nuts, cereals or seeds
n.a.n.a.4951
51
62
+21,6%
-
-
-
Non-alcoholic beverages containing < 0,2% fats
derived from milk or milk products
n.a.7,08,310
10
11
+10,6%
-
-
-
IMPORT2014201520162017Jan - Decof which Extra EU
2017
2018
%
2017
2018
%
Whey (0404) TOP exporters466422415421
421
342
-18,8%
48
36
-24,3%
Sweet dairy Whey (12% protein) e WPC (040410) TOP exporters442398361370
370
297
-19,5%
48
36
-24,0%
Cheese (0406) TOP exporters303334332349
349
363
+4,0%
6,2
4,0
-36,4%
Butter (0405) TOP exporters205198204214
214
223
+4,5%
5,1
2,1
-59,4%
Anhydrous Milk Fat (040590) TOP exporters28302926
26
29
+9,6%
3,4
1,4
-57,4%
Cream (040130+040140+040150) TOP exporters163144161163
163
163
-0,0%
1,5
0,2
-86,0%
Packed milk (04011010+04012011+04012091) TOP exporters209233175128
128
98
-23,4%
-
-
-
Whole (04012091) TOP exporters16191817
17
15
-14,9%
-
-
-
Semi-Skimmed (04012011) TOP exporters15918813392
92
69
-24,9%
-
-
-
Skimmed (04011010) TOP exporters33272419
19
14
-23,7%
-
-
-
Bulk milk (04011090+04012019+04012099) TOP exporters158162115108
108
69
-36,3%
-
-
-
Whole (04012099) TOP exporters1191178879
79
48
-39,7%
-
-
-
Semi-skimmed (04012019) TOP exporters24181619
19
16
-19,3%
-
-
-
Skimmed (04011090) TOP exporters1427119,3
9,3
5,4
-42,4%
-
-
-
Yogurt and buttermilk (0403) TOP exporters87828384
84
91
+8,1%
1,5
1,0
-32,1%
Condensed Milk (040291+040299) TOP exporters71776665
65
52
-20,3%
-
-
-
Infant milk formula (190110) TOP exporters31374238
38
41
+8,1%
0,7
1,6
+131,8%
WMP (040221+040229) TOP exporters36383636
36
40
+9,7%
-
-
-
Other Product 57617067
67
76
+13,4%
1,3
1,0
-18,7%
Soya-based beverages (protein content >=2,8 %)n.a.n.a.3317
17
21
+25,5%
-
-
-
Soya-based beverages (protein content of <2.8%)
based on nuts, cereals or seeds
n.a.n.a.3145
45
46
+2,1%
-
-
-
Non-alcoholic beverages containing < 0,2% fats
derived from milk or milk products
n.a.242929
29
28
-4,0%
-
-
-
% Self-sufficiency rate138,0%137,8%136,0%133,7%132,6%Jan-Dec 2018
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2014 2015 2016 2017 2017 2018(f) % Period
GDP (gross domestic product) 1,02% 1,00% 1,11% 2,29% 1,55% Jan-Dic 2018
CPI (consumer price index) 0,61% 0,09% 0,30% 1,16% 2,23% Jan-Dic 2018
Population ('000) 65.942 66.456 66.730 66.989
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 43.582 (e) 44.387 (e) 45.350 (e) 46.444 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 32.805(e) 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: 21-02-2019
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