EU-28 Milk Production Update – Jan ’21
Executive Summary EU-28 milk production figures provided by Eurostat were recently updated with values spanning through Nov ’20. Highlights from the updated report include:
- Nov ’20 EU-28 milk production finished 1.2% higher on a YOY basis throughout Nov ’20, reaching a record high seasonal level. The YOY increase in EU-28 milk production volumes was the 21st experienced throughout the past 22 months.
- Nov ’20 YOY increases in milk production were led by Ireland, followed by Italy and the United Kingdom, while declines were most significant throughout Germany. Overall, 24 of the 28 member states experienced YOY increases in milk production throughout the month.
- EU-28 beef & dairy cow slaughter rates finished lower on a YOY basis for the seventh time in the past nine months during Oct ’20 when normalizing for slaughter days, declining by 3.3%.