Don't take dairy growth for granted

Thursday, 05 March 2015 12:45 Published in News & Updates

Australia - Last year, there was a flurry of investment by Asian dairy companies, mostly from China, into the Australian and New Zealand dairy sectors, but this ongoing growth should not be taken for granted. According to Rabobank's recently released report ‘Magnetic milk – the lure of dairy investment down under’,..Read more

China Exclusive: Will China become cash cow for Australia's dairies?

Monday, 16 February 2015 16:07 Published in News & Updates

China - NANNING, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Australian dairies are preparing an onslaught on China's market, now that a free trade deal has made things easier for them. The free trade agreement means China will eliminate a 5 percent tariff on Australian milk formula within four years and the 9 percent tariff on liquid milk will go within nine years..Read more

Ingredients for dairy price revival starting to fall into place

Friday, 13 February 2015 09:29 Published in News & Updates

The dynamics, including increased Chinese interest, required to spark a revival in dairy prices are beginning to slot into place, although the market is "unlikely to stage a dramatic recovery any time soon".Industry group Dairy Australia warned against expecting too much short term of a dairy market which has, at GlobalDairyTrade auctions,..Read more

Chinese expansion opposed

Friday, 13 February 2015 09:23 Published in News & Updates

Australia - A SMALL south west Gippsland community is set to take on a Chinese diary giant over expansion plans. In what is a David-and-Goliath-type battle, Chinese dairy giant Ningbo plans to expand its Yo You Dairy operation but has been met with a show of community strength by Gippsland town, Kernot..Read more

Australian Dairy steady despite international market volatility

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:32 Published in News & Updates

Australia - Australia’s seasonal milk production is up 2.6 per cent on the same period last year (July-December) to 5.33 billion litres and Dairy Australia (DA) estimates overall milk production for the 2014-15 production season will continue the trend. DA predicts milk production could reach 9.3-9.5 billion, up 2pc on 2013/14, in light of predictions for a hotter and drier summer..Read more