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Dairy Trends: GDT is flat but EU price rises
Aidan Brennan
The GDT index increased by only 0.5%, but there was further gains for powders and butter on the European spot market.
14 February 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: European prices respond to GDT increases
There was a more upbeat trading environment for European dairy products this week, writes Aidan Brennan.
7 February 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT records a 4.2% rise, cementing confidence
The most recent Global Dairy Trade auction recorded a 4.2% price rise, cementing confidence in the recovery.
Tirlán jumps to top of December milk league
The reality for most suppliers is that December milk is next to nothing in the overall scheme of things for the annual supply.
31 January 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: tight supplies met with continued demand
Shanon Kinahan takes a look at what's happening in marts around the country this week.
31 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: European prices continue to fall but GDT pulse remains firm
Confidence in dairy markets is taking a wobble in Europe, but all eyes will be on next week's GDT auction, writes Aidan Brennan.
31 January 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: cattle meet a fiery trade in Corrin
Shanon Kinahan has a round-up of Tuesday's trade in Corrin Mart, Fermoy.
31 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT pulse prices rising but European spot prices dropping
Prices at the pulse auction for whole milk powder and skim milk powder increased again this week, but the European spot market price continues to dip, writes Aidan Brennan.
24 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT increases by 2.3% as prices keep climbing
Prices at the Global Dairy Trade increased by 2.3% at this week's auction, leading to a 22.7% increase since September.
17 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: European prices dip but still ahead of GDT
As global dairy supplies tail off, prices for the key commodities are holding firm at the Global Dairy Trade, writes Aidan Brennan.
10 January 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: dairy dispersal delight as Cahir Mart returns
Shanon Kinahan reports from the complete clearance sale of the late Eamonn Carey's dairy herd.
10 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT gets off to a good start
The first Global Dairy Trade auction of 2024 got off to a positive start, while European traders are still on holidays.
3 January 2024 Markets