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Australia: Dairy and Products Annual

Milk production for 2024 in Australia is forecast to increase by 0.6 percent to 8.50 million metric tons (MMT) after stabilizing in 2023 at an estimated 8.45 MMT from previous years of declining production. The forecast is amid an El Niño weather pattern in late 2023, likely to continue into 2024.
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Argentina: Dairy and Products Annual

Due to the severe drought, Post forecasts a slight decrease in dairy output, estimating a decline of just over one percent to 11,441,000 MT in volume by the end of 2023 compared to 2022. Projections for 2024 are complex as several factors could lead to a significant drop in production, particularly during the first half of the year.
On October 25, 2023, China notified the National Food Safety Standard for Raw Milk No. 1 Amendment to the World Trade Organization (WTO) under G/SPS/N/CHN/1288.
On October 25, 2023, China notified the National Food Safety Standard for Modified Milk to the World Trade Organization (WTO) under G/SPS/N/CHN/1287. The proposed date of entry into force is to be determined. Comments may be submitted to China’s SPS...
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Canada: Dairy and Products Annual

FAS/Canada projects milk production flat into 2024, based on declining fluid milk consumption, and steady requirements for industrial milk. Production of cheese and butter is forecast to increase modestly in 2024, as stocks have been recovering, and...
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Mexico: Dairy and Products Annual

Milk, cheese, and butter production in 2024 are forecast to increase due to relatively lower input and dairy ingredient prices and strong domestic demand. Mexico is forecast to remain a net importer of skim milk powder due to competitive...
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Japan: Butter and NFDM TRQs for 2023

On September 29, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture Forestry, and Fisheries reaffirmed its January announcement that for Japanese fiscal year (JFY) 2023 tariff rate quota volumes for butter would increase to 10,320 MT, but would remain at 750 MT for non...
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China: Dairy and Products Annual

FAS China (Post) forecasts China’s raw milk production in 2024 to remain high. However, declining raw milk prices have caused financial losses for a large number of raw milk producers and slowed the growth in production that the market experienced in...
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South Korea: Dairy and Products Annual

Domestic production is projected to drop to 1.93 million tons in 2023 after reaching 1.98 million tons in 2021. Milk production is expected to show a downward trend due to the decreasing number of dairy farms, decreasing number of milk cows, and...
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Philippines: Dairy and Products Annual

FAS Manila forecasts demand for dairy products to increase 3 percent to 3.5 million metric tons (MT) in liquid milk equivalent (LME) in 2024, as high prices slow growth in consumer demand. The Philippines imports 99 percent of its dairy requirement...
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Japan: Dairy and Products Annual

Fluid milk production will drop slightly in 2024 as the number of cows in milk decreases. Tourism stimulated by foreign visitors will boost demand for dairy products in the foodservice industries, which will offset the dip in retail sales. Japan’s...
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Brazil: Dairy and Products Annual

Brazil's dairy industry has recently undergone considerable changes to both production and structure of the industry. The change in the dairy sector is the result of Brazilian producers being discontent with the high level of competition from...