Friday, November 16, 2018
 Export Updates  
Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has recently released their reports on export data through April 2009.
 
Whey Protein Concentrate Exports
Foreign Agricultural Service reports that during April 2009, exports of WPC 34% under Schedule B code 0404100500 totaled 6.4 kilotons (kt), which were about equal to March 2009 exports.  Exports to Mexico (3.1 kt), China (1.5 kt) and Canada (.6 kt) accounted for 82% of all the WPC 34% exported during the month.  Cumulative 2009 exports through April 2009 total 25.0 kt., a decrease of about 11% compared to the same time span of 2008.  January - April 2009 exports of WPC 80% under Schedule B code 3502200000 (which includes milk albumin concentrates of two or more whey proteins which contain by weight more than 80% whey proteins calculated on a dry matter basis), totaled 5.4 kt, 47% above 2008 exports during the same period. 
 
 
 
Dry Whole Milk Exports
According to the Foreign Agricultural Service, January - April 2009 dry whole milk and cream exports under Schedule B code 0402210000 decreased about 46% compared to the same time period in 2008. April 2009 exports rose 32% to about 2.0 kt.  Mexico (3.5 kt) is the top destination for dry whole milk and cream exports thus far in 2009, accounting for 66% of the total dry whole milk and cream exports.  Also according to the latest Foreign Agricultural Service report, January - May 2009 imports of dry whole milk in the high tier and quota categories totals about 2.6 million pounds. All of the quota dry whole milk imported during the first four months of the 2009 originated in either the Netherlands or New Zealand.
 
 
Lactose Exports
Foreign Agricultural Service reports that April 2009 lactose exports under Schedule B code 1702110000 totaled 10.4 kilotons (kt).  This is an increase in exports of 14.5% compared to March 2009 and about 32% higher than April 2008 export quantities.  Cumulative 2009 exports through April total 35.2 kt, a 6.7%
increase from the same time span in 2008.  People's Republic of China (9.2 kt), Japan (5.4 kt) and Mexico (3.3 kt) are the top three destinations for lactose exports thus far in 2009, accounting for 51% of the lactose exports.

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