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Germany: Dairy sector

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This Country:
  • accounts for 20,6% of EU milk deliveries (year 2018),
  • exports dairy products, converted into milk equivalent (ME), for the 57,0% of the milk deliveries,
  • accounts for 23,3% of EU dairy exports in ME (year 2018).
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GERMANY: DAIRY SECTOR
x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA201520162017201820182019%Period
Cow's Milk
Number of cows ('000 head)4.2854.2184.1994.101
Slaughtered cows ('000)1.2321.3361.2431.235
Export of Breeding Heifers (HS 01022110 - 000' heads)93.08698.230117.874101.81510.9409.520-13,0%Jan-Feb 2019
Import of Breeding Heifers (HS 01022110 - 000' heads)4331.5202.8981.69122265-70,7%Jan-Feb 2019
Milk production32.67132.67232.598
± % Over the same period of the previous year0,0%-0,2%
Raw cows' milk delivered to dairies (Cod. Eurostat D1110D)31.87931.97331.93732.4915.3255.287-0,7%Jan-Feb 2019
± % Over the same period of the previous year+0,3%-0,1%+1,7%
% Delivery on production ***97,6%97,9%98,0%
% Protein3,41%3,43%3,44%3,44%3,50%3,51% Jan-Feb 2019
% Fat4,09%4,12%4,09%4,06%4,16%4,22% Jan-Feb 2019
Farm-gate milk prices**** m.g. 4% p.p. prot. 3,4% p.p.(€ x 100 kg, VAT not include)1)29,2926,7336,1934,3734,4533,75-2,0%Jan-Feb 2019
± % Over the same period of the previous year-8,7%+35,4%-5,0%
Organic Milk Deliveries ('000 Ton)7327959391.118180186+3,4%Jan-Feb 2019
Organic cow milk prices*** (€ x 100 kg, VAT not include)47,4047,8048,7347,8948,9347,61-2,7%Jan-Feb 2019
Buffalo's - Goat's - Sheep's Milk
Number of Buffaloes ('000)7,18,08,7-
Number of Goats ('000)110139140146
Number of Sheeps ('000)1.5801.5741.5801.570
Deliveries of Goat’s and Sheep’s Organic Milk ('000 Ton)131515162,12,1-2,2%Jan-Feb 2019
Prices of Goat’s and Sheep’s Organic Milk (€ x 100 kg, VAT not include)657067657172+1,3%Jan-Feb 2019
DAIRY PRODUCTION201520162017201820182019%Period
Drinking milk (Cod. Eurostat D2100)4.9804.9934.7434.646744759+2,1%Jan-Feb 2019
Cream for direct consumption (Cod. Eurostat D2200V)5675865785528285+2,9%Jan-Feb 2019
Acidified milk (yoghurts and other) (Cod. Eurostat D4100)1.9251.9461.8911.879309309+0,2%Jan-Feb 2019
Butter (Cod. Eurostat D6000)5175164974848689+2,6%Jan-Feb 2019
Rendered butter and butteroil (Cod.Eurostat D6200)404346-
Other Yellow Fat Dairy Products (Cod. Eurostat D6900)111110-
Total Cheese (Cod. Eurostat D7100)2.2382.2342.217-
I° Classification
- Soft cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7111)136152150-
- Medium soft cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7112)535456-
- Medium hard cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7113)677677689-
- Hard cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7114)185173157-
- Fresh cheese ( Cod. Eurostat D7116)1.1861.1771.165-
2° Classification
- Cheese from cows'milk (pure) ( Cod. Eurostat D7121)2.2362.2332.215-
Cheese from cows'milk (Cod. Eurostat D7121)2.3202.2852.3042.339376386+2,6%Jan-Feb 2019
Processed Cheese (Cod. Eurostat D7200)173172176-
Concentrated milk (Cod. Eurostat D3200)4123513733335460+11,7%Jan-Feb 2019
Milk and cream powders (excl. SMP) (WMP) (Cod. Eurostat D3100_X_3113)2362562572824545(e)0,0%Jan-Feb 2019
Skimmed milk powder (SMP) (Cod. Eurostat D3113)4004364304148067-15,8%Jan-Feb 2019
Buttermilk Powder (Cod. Eurostat D3130)192021-
Drinks with a milk base (Cod. Eurostat D9100)529551565-
Whey (in powder or in block) (Cod. Eurostat D5300)400360345-
Other fresh products (milk-based desserts, ice cream)
(Cod. Eurostat D9200)
607628655-
EXPORT2015201620172018Jan - Febof which Extra EU
2018
2019
%
2018
2019
%
Bulk milk (04011090+04012019+04012099) TOP importers1.5021.6721.4371.328
241
212
-12,4%
0,2
0,2
-15,0%
Whole (04012099) TOP importers1.1061.3211.083970
187
164
-12,0%
-
-
-
Semi-skimmed (04012019) TOP importers81839082
14
8,0
-44,7%
0,2
0,2
-14,7%
Skimmed (04011090) TOP importers316267265277
40
39
-2,7%
-
-
-
Cheese (0406) TOP importers1.1701.1681.2101.221
199
199
0,0%
22
22
+3,1%
Packed milk (04011010+04012011+04012091) TOP importers944910725641
103
113
+9,6%
41
59
+42,6%
Whole (04012091) TOP importers431450375337
53
60
+14,1%
31
42
+35,2%
Semi-Skimmed (04012011) TOP importers495378266219
38
36
-6,1%
5,3
6,3
+19,1%
Skimmed (04011010) TOP importers79838485
12
17
+38,6%
5,1
11
+111,0%
Yogurt and buttermilk (0403) TOP importers668685668637
106
101
-5,0%
8,9
13
+42,7%
Whey (0404) TOP importers543520492483
82
75
-8,7%
14
17
+16,9%
Sweet dairy Whey (12% protein) e WPC (040410) TOP importers494470435424
73
67
-8,6%
14
16
+13,3%
SMP (040210) TOP importers358358399409
71
77
+8,8%
27
34
+26,6%
Condensed Milk (040291+040299) TOP importers305290323300
50
52
+3,5%
7,1
14
+97,0%
Lactose Pharmaceutical (170211) TOP importers203214228233
38
38
+0,8%
14
19
+31,4%
Cream (040130+040140+040150) TOP importers159176197210
35
31
-10,3%
2,4
2,5
+3,8%
Butter And Other Fats (0405) TOP importers155150149141
27
24
-13,4%
1,9
1,3
-34,0%
Anhydrous Milk Fat (040590) TOP importers16182024
3,9
3,7
-5,8%
0,1
0,1
+6,3%
Other Product 184186191181
34
31
-7,9%
17
12
-29,7%
Soya-based beverages (protein content >=2,8 %)n.a.241212
2,1
1,8
-17,5%
-
-
-
Soya-based beverages (protein content of <2.8%)
based on nuts, cereals or seeds
n.a.445351
12
10
-11,0%
-
-
-
Non-alcoholic beverages containing < 0,2% fats
derived from milk or milk products
72868481
15
14
-4,8%
-
-
-
IMPORT2015201620172018Jan - Febof which Extra EU
2018
2019
%
2018
2019
%
Bulk milk (04011090+04012019+04012099) TOP exporters1.9552.1592.6942.275
348
359
+3,2%
0,4
0,4
-0,6%
Whole (04012099) TOP exporters1.8402.0402.5342.150
327
336
+2,9%
0,4
0,4
+7,5%
Semi-skimmed (04012019) TOP exporters5,45,62219
2,6
5,0
+92,9%
-
-
-
Skimmed (04011090) TOP exporters110113138105
18
18
-3,4%
-
-
-
Cheese (0406) TOP exporters764824821805
125
129
+2,6%
4,8
5,1
+5,0%
Whey (0404) TOP exporters737728765669
109
100
-7,9%
0,4
0,9
+114,1%
Sweet dairy Whey (12% protein) e WPC (040410) TOP exporters674639659571
86
90
+3,7%
0,3
0,6
+110,4%
Packed milk (04011010+04012011+04012091) TOP exporters178186225184
30
33
+11,0%
-
-
-
Whole (04012091) TOP exporters71759160
9,1
8,9
-2,8%
-
-
-
Semi-Skimmed (04012011) TOP exporters102107131123
20
24
+18,5%
-
-
-
Skimmed (04011010) TOP exporters144,02,71,2
0,3
0,1
-73,8%
-
-
-
Cream (040130+040140+040150) TOP exporters200184189167
27
24
-12,5%
0,1
0,1
+49,0%
Butter And Other Fats (0405) TOP exporters152146166164
22
25
+13,0%
-
-
-
Anhydrous Milk Fat (040590) TOP exporters16172222
3,1
3,0
-5,2%
-
-
-
Yogurt and buttermilk (0403) TOP exporters153157176163
25
26
+4,6%
0,2
0,2
+34,2%
Infant milk formula (190110) TOP exporters77829569
16
9,2
-44,0%
0,1
0,1
-1,3%
SMP (040210) TOP exporters63646461
9,7
9,0
-7,6%
-
-
-
Other Product 167194169181
24
34
+38,1%
1,2
1,6
+34,6%
Soya-based beverages (protein content >=2,8 %)n.a.434248
7,2
8,3
+14,7%
-
-
-
Soya-based beverages (protein content of <2.8%)
based on nuts, cereals or seeds
n.a.374759
7,1
10
+40,7%
-
-
-
Non-alcoholic beverages containing < 0,2% fats
derived from milk or milk products
35382822
4,1
3,2
-23,3%
-
-
-
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg)201520162017201820182019%Period
Cheese24,625,024,1n.d.
of which
Fresh cheeses8,17,87,0n.d.
Butter6,16,15,9n.d.
Cream5,86,05,8n.d.
Condensed Milk2,01,71,6n.d.
SMP and Buttermilk powder1,71,11,4n.d.
% Self-sufficiency rate134,7%130,5%130,5%132,5%138,3%Jan-Feb 2019
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019(f) % Period
GDP (gross domestic product) 1,97% 1,93% 2,50% 1,84% 1,39% Jan-Dic 2019
CPI (consumer price index) 0,13% 0,38% 1,70% 1,87% 1,92% Jan-Dic 2019
Population ('000) 81.198 82.176 82.522 82.792
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 45.814 (e) 46.824 (e) 47.847 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 41.292(e) 42.302(e) 43.549(e)
(f): forecast
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculated by using the yearly average exchange rate

**** Weighted average annual price, except for 2019 when the average price is arithmetic. Since January 2010 Fat content, to which farm-gate milk price refers, has increased from 3,70 % to 4,00 %.
1) The price is ex farm.
*** Milk price "ab Hof", 4% fat content and 3,4% protein content.

SOURCES
Raw material area: Sheep and Goat Milk Deliveries: Eurostat (annual data dataset: apro_mk_pobta); Milk Deliveries, % 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: ZMB, BLE, estimates made by AMI ; Import/Export of Breeding Heifers: IHS
Dairy production: (annual data dataset: apro_mk_pobta, monthly data dataset: apro_mk_colm) , Eurostat+BLE
Export: IHS
Import: IHS
Per capita consumption: BLE
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 Germania con aggiornamento MENSILE, è riservato ai Sostenitori di CLAL.it