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Butter, US

This page contains the average wholesale prices for Butter (Butter, Grade AA) produced in the United States.
Prices are recorded weekly by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).

The average Butter prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph below illustrates price trends over the past three years in € and in local currency Furthermore, time series are available for monthly average prices of last nine years.

The graphs below compare:
  • prices for Butter in the United States with the volume of Stock over a given period;
  • prices for Butter in the United States, Germany and Oceania over a given period;
  • prices for Butter and Skimmed Milk Powder in the United States.
Survey Date
US, Chicago
Weekly prices of Butter
Butter, Grade AA
US $ per lb US $ per ton ± on prev. price € per ton ± on prev. price
Friday 26 Jun 2020
1,7650 3.891 -4,59% 3.474 -4,41%
Friday 19 Jun 2020
1,8500 4.079 -1,07% 3.634 +0,04%
Friday 12 Jun 2020
1,8700 4.123 -2,86% 3.633 -3,70%
Friday 5 Jun 2020
1,9250 4.244 +15,96% 3.772 +13,55%
Friday 29 May 2020
1,6600 3.660 +4,24% 3.322 +4,09%
Friday 22 May 2020
1,5925 3.511 -3,19% 3.192 -5,02%
Friday 15 May 2020
1,6450 3.627 +27,52% 3.360 +27,41%
Friday 8 May 2020
1,2900 2.844 +8,63% 2.637 +9,57%
Friday 1 May 2020
1,1875 2.618 +3,71% 2.407 +2,72%
Friday 24 Apr 2020
1,1450 2.524 -3,58% 2.343 -2,54%
Source: CME (Grade AA)
Informative note
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.

USD
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$/ton US
Butter, Grade AA
OCEANIA
Butter, 82% Butterfat
GERMANY
Deutsche Markenbutter, lose
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 3.493 3.288 3.910 3.503 4.781 4.914 4.766 4.956 4.193 -3,88% -15,40% 4.042 +2,00% -2,90% 4.031 -0,18% -21,10%
February 3.173 3.475 3.999 3.821 4.582 4.711 4.631 5.013 3.920 -6,51% -21,80% 4.169 +3,14% -4,58% 3.920 -2,74% -20,03%
March 3.263 3.609 4.233 3.791 4.354 4.700 4.859 5.007 3.809 -2,85% -23,93% 4.269 +2,40% -10,52% 3.872 -1,23% -17,09%
April 3.102 3.818 4.266 3.930 4.542 4.619 5.098 5.005 2.679 -29,67% -46,48% 4.275 +0,15% -23,75% 3.030 -21,74% -35,41%
May 2.961 3.512 4.798 4.278 4.532 5.018 5.237 5.159 3.252 +21,40% -36,97% 3.894 -8,92% -30,85% 3.141 +3,65% -31,40%
June 3.265 3.311 4.978 4.205 4.967 5.623 5.149 5.270 4.084 +25,59% -22,51% 3.638 -6,58% -24,42% 3.580 +13,98% -17,92%
July 3.496 3.256 5.419 4.253 5.018 5.782 4.914 5.283 3.808 +6,36% -8,26%
August 3.912 3.104 5.749 4.831 4.832 5.889 5.039 5.023
September 4.164 3.401 6.589 5.991 4.413 5.368 4.971 4.772
October 4.167 3.370 5.027 5.559 4.034 5.163 4.978 4.660
November 3.908 3.559 4.390 6.369 4.398 4.919 4.978 4.501
December 3.428 3.498 3.891 4.974 4.830 4.880 4.861 4.362
Average* 3.528 3.433 4.771 4.625 4.607 5.132 4.957 4.918 3.656 4.048 3.626
Change (1) -18,68% -2,67% +38,95% -3,05% -0,40% +11,40% -3,42% -0,79% -27,86% -17,26% -21,81%
Monthly Average (June) Including Duty (1.541 US $/ton) 5.179* 5.349
Monthly Average (June) with an additional duty of 514 US $/Ton (2.055 US $/ton) 5.693* 5.863
Source: CME (Grade AA)
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
* excl. Australia
NOTE: Conversion in US$ of monthly average price of German Butter is calculated using the average exchange rate of the reference month.
  = min price
  = max price
UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional