Tuesday, 09 April 2019 10:25

Chinese appetite for dairy growing

Slowing economic activity in China isn’t affecting that nation’s appetite for dairy products.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 09:55

Milk powder sell-off behind price hike

A big reduction in European stocks of skim milk powder (SMP) was behind its whopping 10.3% rise in price at last week’s auction, economists concur.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 08:55

GDT rise unexciting – economists

Economists aren't too excited about last week’s 2.2% overall lift in the Global Dairy Trade price index.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 December 2018 08:55

China remains the key to dairy prices

China remains the key to where the global marketplace is heading in dairy prices, says Westpac economist Anne Boniface.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 09:34

Dairy prices fall, again

Global dairy prices have fallen again and supply expectations out of New Zealand might be at play.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 September 2018 09:55

Get on with it, Fonterra — banker

A banker has warned Fonterra to keep its navel gazing to a minimum.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 February 2018 07:55

Positive start for milk

Export commodity prices have started 2018 on a firm footing thanks in part to the buoyant global trade backdrop. 

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:55

Key trading markets under a cloud

Westpac senior analyst Anne Boniface says fears of tighter international supplies, particularly for whole milk powder, helped dairy prices squeeze higher in the first few Global Dairy Trade auctions of 2018. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 08:55

Drought on cards

The threat of a big drought is prompting Westpac to contact its farmer clients to see what help they may need.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 08:55

Payout looks shaky

Fonterra's forecast milk price of $6.75/kgMS is looking shaky, bank economists agree.

Published in General News
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