EU Dairy Imports

Published 27 November 14

Cumulative imports: Jan-Sep 2014

  • EU-28 cheese imports were reported at 59.6 thousand tonnes, an increase of 8.5% compared to Jan-Sep 2013.
  • Butter and butteroil imports for Jan-Sep 2014 stood at 40.5 thousand tonnes, an increase of 18.2% from the same period in 2013.
  • Imports of SMP and WMP in Jan-Sept 2014 decreased by 2.5 thousand tonnes and 2.4 thousand tonnes respectively from the same period last year.
EU Dairy Imports (Thousand Tonnes)
  2012 2013 Jan-Sep   14 Jan-Sep   13
SMP 1.6 4.9 2.1 4.6
Whey Powder 7.1 8.2 5.8 6.8
Cheese 76.8 74.7 59.6 54.9
WMP 2.7 3.4 0.5 3.0
Butter/butteroil 40.1 40.0 40.5 34.3
Condensed Milk 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.7

Source: Eurostat

Note: All data subject to retrospective changes. Import data excludes imports for inward processing (for the manufacture of finished products that are subsequently exported).

 EU Dairy Imports