Intervention

Small amount of SMP sold in latest intervention tender

Small amount of SMP sold in latest intervention tender

A small amount of skimmed milk powder (SMP) amounting to just 33.42t was sold from European intervention stocks on the...

April 18, 2019

Over 30,000t of SMP sold from intervention

Over 30,000t of SMP sold from intervention

Some 30,067t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) has been sold from intervention stocks in the most recent auction, at a...

November 8, 2018

Dairy prices look set to increase further after latest Global Dairy Trade

Dairy prices look set to increase further after latest Global Dairy Trade

This week’s increase in prices at the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction may not have been as high as some...

October 20, 2016

EU milk production falls for a second consecutive month

EU milk production falls for a second consecutive month

EU milk production for July 2016 fell 1.4% on the corresponding month last year, the latest figures from the EU...

September 22, 2016

Here’s how much milk powder is sitting in EU intervention stores

Here’s how much milk powder is sitting in EU intervention stores

There was a steep drop in offers of skimmed milk powder (SMP) into the public intervention measure for the week...

August 25, 2016

Slowdown in volumes of SMP being offered to intervention

Slowdown in volumes of SMP being offered to intervention

There has been a drop in the volumes of skimmed milk powder (SMP) Member States are offering to the public...

August 12, 2016

Offers of SMP to public intervention begin to stabilise

Offers of SMP to public intervention begin to stabilise

Quantities of skimmed milk powder (SMP) offered into the public intervention system have started to stabilise, the latest figures from...

August 4, 2016

24,228t of SMP offered to intervention in three weeks after ceiling increases

24,228t of SMP offered to intervention in three weeks after ceiling increases

Some 24,228t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) has been offered to the public intervention system in the three weeks after...

August 1, 2016

No let up in offerings of SMP from Member States into intervention

No let up in offerings of SMP from Member States into intervention

Member States offered 6,613t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) to the public intervention system last week, the latest EU Milk Market...

July 25, 2016

Increased intervention ceiling for SMP comes into force today

Increased intervention ceiling for SMP comes into force today

New rules increasing the public intervention ceiling for Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) from 218,000t to 350,000t formally enter into force...

June 30, 2016

Fall in the levels of milk powder being offered into intervention

Fall in the levels of milk powder being offered into intervention

The volumes of milk powder being sold into intervention have fallen in recent weeks, according to latest figures from the European...

June 28, 2016

Over 280,000t of milk powder sold into intervention in 2016

Over 280,000t of milk powder sold into intervention in 2016

Over 281,000t of milk powder has been sold into public ownership since the start of the year, according to latest...

June 17, 2016

Is intervention the best way to support milk prices?

Is intervention the best way to support milk prices?

Questions are now being asked as to whether intervention is the most suitable support mechanism for the dairy sector. In...

May 28, 2016

Commission to propose another 130,000t of milk powder goes into intervention

Commission to propose another 130,000t of milk powder goes into intervention

As was expected the European Commission will propose a further increase in the intervention ceilings for Skimmed Milk Powder up...

May 26, 2016

Milk powder mountain continues to grow as EU struggles to find solutions

Milk powder mountain continues to grow as EU struggles to find solutions

Sales of Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) into intervention has reached 216,791t since the start of the year and is now...

May 25, 2016

EU to relook at intervention after record volumes of powder offered

EU to relook at intervention after record volumes of powder offered

The European Commission will look at skim milk powder intervention ceilings in the coming days, after 22,000t of skim milk...

May 20, 2016

EU officially doubles the amount of milk powder that can be put into intervention

EU officially doubles the amount of milk powder that can be put into intervention

The EU has officially lifted its ceilings on the levels of milk powder and butter that can be put into...

April 21, 2016

Volumes of milk powder in intervention hits EU limits

Volumes of milk powder in intervention hits EU limits

The volumes of milk powder offered to intervention since the start of the year have reached the EU’s limit of 109,000t....

April 5, 2016