Wednesday, 22 July 2020 08:05

Major gains from previous GDT auction retained

Written by  Sudesh Kissun
The big gains in the GDT auction two weeks ago were mostly retained in last night’s auction. The big gains in the GDT auction two weeks ago were mostly retained in last night’s auction.

Dairy farmers can breathe a sigh of relief this morning.

The big gains in the Global Dairy Trade auction two weeks ago were mostly retained in last night’s auction.

The GDT price index dropped slightly, by 0.7% to US$3,201/MT. Fonterra’s flagship product, whole milk powder lifted 0.6% to US$3,218/MT. In the previous auction WMP had jumped 14% and the price index rose 8.3%.

In last night’s auction butter was the biggest loser, with average price dropping 4.9% to US$3533/MT.

Key results

AMF index down 2.8%, average price US$3,870/MT

Butter index down 4.9%, average price US$3,533/MT

BMP not offered

Ched index up 0.6%, average price US$3,803/MT

LAC index down 2.5%, average price US$1,279/MT

SMP index down 0.5%, average price US$2,680/MT

SWP index not available, average price not available

WMP index up 0.6%, average price US$3,218/MT

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