EU Milk Deliveries

Published 26 March 14

Monthly EU Milk Deliveries

  • In January 2014, 12.0m tonnes of milk were delivered to dairies in the EU-28, 533 thousand tonnes (4.7%) more than in January 2013. 

 

2009/10

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

Apr

11,887

11,881

12,214

12,367

12,041

May

12,394

12,623

12,723

12,974

12,903

Jun

11,692

11,957

12,016

12,274

12,219

Jul

11,470

11,720

12,071

11,998

12,217

Aug

11,071

11,448

11,672

11,558

11,873

Sep

10,352

10,938

11,092

10,883

11,286

Oct

10,533

11,060

11,154

10,988

11,451

Nov

10,101

10,541

10,701

10,541

10,987

Dec

10,656

10,908

11,286

11,053

11,534

Jan

10,891

11,330

11,664

11,438

11,971

Feb

10,240

10,563

11,046

10,667

 

Mar

11,689

12,074

12,361

12,036

 

Total

132,977

137,043

140,001

138,775

 

 Provisional

*Please note the 2009/10 milk year is based on EU27 data.

Please note Spain data provisional from January 2010, France data provisional from January 2010, Slovenia data provisional from January 2013 and UK data provisional from January 2007.

Figures from January 2007 to August 2012 and October 2012 to December 2013 do not include Malta's milk delivery data due to confidentiality. It was estimated they only produced around 3,000 - 6,000 tonnes per month which would not substantially affect the percentage increase/decrease shown. 

For more information on EU milk deliveries click here.

EU-28 milk deliveries to dairies stood at 11,971 thousand tonnes for January 2014 (equivalent to 11,626m litres). Compared with the previous year, this is an increase of 533 thousand tonnes (4.7%) - equivalent to 517.6m litres.

 

EU Milk Deliveries

Comparisons between years showed that of the EU-28 member states, 21 showed an increase in deliveries (in thousand tonnes) between January 2013 and January 2014, while 5 member states showed decreases.

The five largest milk producing members in January 2014 (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Poland) produced a combined figure of 7,992 thousand tonnes (7,761m litres) which was 410.2 thousand tonnes (5.4%) more than the previous year equivalent to 398 million litres.

Belgium showed the largest year on year increase in percentage terms with January 2014 deliveries at 308.6 thousand tonnes - an increase of 49.9 thousand tonnes (19.3%).

 EU Wholesale Milk Deliveries to Dairies (thousand tonnes)

  

Jan-13

Jan-14

% change

change in thousand tonnes

Austria

250.0

261.3

4.5%

11.3

Belgium

258.7

308.6

19.3%

49.9

Bulgaria

40.0

40.0

0.0%

0.0

Croatia

46.3

44.9

-3.1%

-1.4

Cyprus

13.2

14.1

6.8%

0.9

CzechRepublic

202.4

195.0

-3.6%

-7.4

Denmark

415.1

432.6

4.2%

17.5

Estonia

57.1

62.3

9.1%

5.2

Finland

193.4

200.2

3.5%

6.8

France

2,149.7

2,226.4

3.6%

76.7

Germany 

2,534.4

2,635.2

4.0%

100.8

Greece

54.8

54.2

-1.1%

-0.6

Hungary

115.3

117.2

1.7%

1.9

Ireland

129.3

132.1

2.2%

2.8

Italy

833.4

832.0

-0.2%

-1.4

Latvia

53.0

59.5

12.3%

6.5

Lithuania

94.8

100.8

6.4%

6.0

Luxembourg 

24.1

25.6

6.4%

1.5

Malta

:

3.8

:

:

Netherlands

1,021.4

1,073.1

5.1%

51.7

Poland

785.6

842.7

7.3%

57.1

Portugal

149.7

152.1

1.6%

2.4

Romania

65.0

69.8

7.3%

4.8

Slovakia

71.2

70.4

-1.1%

-0.8

Slovenia

44.2

44.5

0.7%

0.3

Spain

500.5

507.0

1.3%

6.5

Sweden

245.1

251.5

2.6%

6.4

United Kingdom

1,090.4

1,214.4

11.4%

124.0

TOTAL EU-28

11,438

11,971

4.7%

533.3

The January EU28 weighted average price stood at €40.03/100kg (34.12ppl), down €0.21/100kg (0.5%) on the previous month.

For more information on EU milk prices click here