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Butter: Stocks EU and US

On this page, you will find the data for Butter stocks in EU-28 and in the USA

For a more exhaustive analysis, please refer to the relevant fact sheet "Wholesale price of butter" and to EU and USA production volumes.

The comparison graphs (monthly and annual) gives you a historical overview of the SMP stocks data in EU-28 and in USA.

It is important to note that Butter is sustained by intervention price policies both in EU-27 and the USA.

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 ton US
Storage warehouses - Butter
UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % on prev.
month.
% on 2023 2024 % on prev.
month.
% on 2023
January 67.534 87.136 100.497 102.828 95.785 112.209 150.554 99.498 119.883 112.305 +24.1% -6.3% 0
February 81.195 106.849 122.406 120.546 110.456 136.905 160.843 119.309 133.372 135.030 +20.2% +1.2% 0
March 83.631 110.285 123.605 124.265 122.334 140.428 161.383 128.287 140.382 143.908 +6.6% +2.5%
April 105.403 134.161 132.579 139.402 131.915 169.009 176.969 135.323 150.370 163.906 (p) +13.9% +9.0%
May 120.293 147.393 142.245 153.539 142.349 170.451 187.756 145.865 166.864
June 116.121 148.847 140.687 152.692 148.007 164.407 188.086 150.068 158.659
July 115.371 150.979 139.417 144.391 149.503 168.496 179.839 142.927 149.394
August 96.248 144.595 127.095 131.929 138.060 168.520 164.523 126.235 132.337
September 85.062 122.074 116.048 128.086 131.838 156.014 147.145 121.272 120.945
October 81.119 103.492 98.847 104.882 106.372 135.957 126.450 108.712 108.933
November 60.210 73.121 72.239 70.020 81.936 114.225 95.470 90.617 96.519
December 70.345 75.317 76.561 81.345 86.027 124.197 90.291 98.111 90.506
Average 90.211 117.021 116.019 121.160 120.382 146.735 152.442 122.185 130.680 138.787 0
Change (1) +23,0% +29,7% -0,9% +4,4% -0,6% +21,9% +3,9% -19,8% +7,0% +2,0% -
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: USDA, EU - Management Committee
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 ton UE
Storage warehouses - Butter
US
Storage warehouses - Butter
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev.
month.
% on 2021 2022 % on prev.
month.
% on 2021
January 14.195 5.409 22.203 55.918 15.736 0 0 0 0 0 112.305 +24.1% -6.3%
February 14.196 155 34.981 60.093 8.189 0 0 0 0 0 135.030 +20.2% +1.2%
March 17.110 0 38.956 60.377 4.023 0 0 0 0 143.908 +6.6% +2.5%
April 32.979 0 49.956 79.024 1.142 0 0 0 0 163.906 (p) +13.9% +9.0%
May 50.663 0 63.810 92.548 1.142 0 0 35.232 0
June 66.138 0 74.955 99.980 0 0 0 63.512 0
July 81.494 0 89.745 102.043 0 0 0 65.656 0
August 82.042 0 99.467 96.946 0 0 0 63.694 0
September 65.421 12.061 88.628 82.207 0 0 0 53.585 0
October 44.432 18.835 74.220 61.031 0 0 0 28.967 0
November 24.742 19.567 60.470 38.366 0 0 0 10.655 0
December 11.332 20.471 51.142 24.536 0 0 0 0 0
Average 42.062 6.375 62.378 71.089 2.519 0 0 26.775 0 0 138.787
Change (1) -34,9% -84,8% +878,5% +14,0% -96,5% -100,0% - - -100,0% - +2,0%
1) change from the same period of previous year
(p) = provisional value
Source: EU - Management Committee, USDA
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