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Three years of stable milk price – Fonterra
The world's largest dairy exporter, Fonterra, has forecast a three-year period of solid milk prices for farmers.
By John Boylan on 16 May 2017
Stronger milk prices to drive US milk production up in 2018
The all milk price in the US, which is comparable to Ireland’s creamery average milk price, is forecast at the equivalent of 35.20c/l to 37.21c/l for 2018.
By John Boylan on 13 May 2017
Trading suspended for China's largest dairy company
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has ordered an indefinite suspension of all trading in China Huishan Dairy on Monday.
By John Boylan on 09 May 2017
Co-op trials transporting infant formula to China by train
Rail transport is seen as an option for fast deliveries to the largest growing market for infant formula in the world.
By John Boylan on 06 May 2017
Fonterra forced to pay Australian farmers $64m for reducing milk prices
While avoiding court action, Fonterra will be forced to pay Australian farmers $64m for reducing milk price last year.
By John Boylan on 05 May 2017
Open Country Dairy increases milk price forecast for new season
New Zealand’s second-largest dairy company, Open Country Dairy, has announced an increase of 0.55c/kg (2.6c/l) for its opening milk price.
By John Boylan on 28 April 2017
US milk production continues to increase
Milk production in the US increased by 1.7% in March and 1% for the first quarter of 2017, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
By John Boylan on 21 April 2017
Mexico starts bilateral trade talks with Argentina
Mexico is having advanced talks with Argentina with a view to have a trade deal for agricultural produce and cars completed by year-end.
By John Boylan on 20 April 2017
US dairy farmers concerned about trade to Mexico
With one third of US milk exports going to Mexico, dairy farmers are concerned that President Trump's policies could damage trade.
By John Boylan on 17 April 2017
Trump slams Canada’s protectionist milk policy
US president Donald Trump visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, to say: “We’re going to stand up for our dairy farmers because in Canada some very unfair things have happened to our dairy farmers and others.”
By John Boylan on 19 April 2017
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