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India Dairy Firms Upbeat on Milk Powder Exports
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 (1280 reads)

With an inventory of about 1,00,000 tons of skimmed milk powder (SMP) in the country of India, dairy cooperatives and private companies are upbeat on exports.

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Dairy Forecast Lowers Projected Prices for Cheese and Whey
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 (1051 reads)

The latest USDA Livestock, Dairy & Poultry Outlook has lowered the projected prices for cheese and whey due to expectations of increased production and moderate demand.

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Chinese Import Quota of New Zealand Milk Powder Depleted Within a Month
Monday, March 18, 2013 (1224 reads)

Chinese importers have used up the import quota of New Zealand dairy products for 2013 and further imports will be levied in accordance with the Most Favored Nations (MFN) tax rate. The General Administration of Customs released the No.4 announcement on January 28, 2013, saying that imports of solid and concentrated non-solid dairy product (mostly referring to milk powder) had reached 75,367.401 tons, exceeding the triggered standard of special safeguard measures of 71,060.895 tons.

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Sri Lanka Milk Powder Industry Lacks Labeling
Monday, March 18, 2013 (1017 reads)

In a backdrop where a controversy looms large over the US dairy industry with regard to genetically engineered growth hormones contained in milk powder, the Sri Lanka milk powder industry lacks a mechanism to ascertain the ingredients and components of the milk powder brands available in the local market.

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Congressional Leaders Urge Action on Canadian Trade Barriers
Monday, March 18, 2013 (893 reads)

A group of US Congressmen have written to the US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, and US Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, urging them to take proactive steps to prevent Canada from imposing new barriers to US dairy exports.

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Glanbia to Capitalize on Growth Market Strengths After Strong 2012
Monday, March 18, 2013 (864 reads)

Glanbia revealed a strategic review, "to prioritize growth opportunities", as it unveiled its first results statement since selling control of its historic Irish dairies division, and foresaw "good" prospects for 2013.

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Rabobank Reports New Zealand Milk Supplies Slowing
Monday, March 18, 2013 (927 reads)

Milk production in New Zealand, the world’s biggest exporter, will continue to slow as the most widespread drought in at least three decades curbs supplies, which may be as much as 15 to 20% below a year earlier through the third quarter, according to Rabobank International.

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Saputo to Close Cheese Plant in Quebec, Canada
Monday, March 18, 2013 (939 reads)

Saputo Inc. has released a statement saying it will close a manufacturing facility in Warwick, Quebec, Canada, next year, as it seeks to cut costs and improve its operational efficiency. The Montreal, Canada, based company has stated that cheese production will be shifted from the plant acquired in 2005 to other facilities in the province after the plant is closed in June 2014.

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Global Dairy Trade Decreases Volume of Whole Milk Powder Offered at Auction
Thursday, March 14, 2013 (986 reads)

Fonterra will be offering just 5,500 tons of whole milk powder (WMP) at the March 19th GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) event.

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Sequester Forces USDA to Suspend Milk Production Report
Thursday, March 14, 2013 (889 reads)

The USDA has suspended several livestock reports in the wake of automatic federal budget cuts. This includes reports the monthly Milk Production report and annual Milk Production, Disposition and Income report that would have been released in late April.

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