EU-28 Milk Production Update – Nov ’20
Executive Summary EU-28 milk production figures provided by Eurostat were recently updated with values spanning through Sep ’20. Highlights from the updated report include:
- Sep ’20 EU-28 milk production finished 1.4% higher on a YOY basis throughout Sep ’20, reaching a record high seasonal level. The YOY increase in EU-28 milk production volumes was the 19th experienced throughout the past 20 months.
- Sep ’20 YOY increases in milk production were led by Italy, followed by Poland and France. Overall, 25 of the 28 member states experienced YOY increases in milk production throughout the month.
- EU-28 beef & dairy cow slaughter rates finished higher on a YOY basis for just the second time in the past seven months during Aug ’20 when normalizing for slaughter days, increasing by 1.8%.