Milk

Research and analysis

Drought 2018 in Europe: must we stop selling milk powder from public stocks?

A drought of unprecedented magnitude has affected the northern half of Europe, in an area that accounts for 50 to…

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Research and analysis

European dairy futures markets : a fatal trust crisis ?

Despite the high hopes placed in them since the end of milk quotas, European dairy futures markets struggle to develop.…

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Thoughts and opinions

What trade policies for the promotion of the “local milk” sector in West Africa?

Production, consommation et importations laitières Une place importante de l’élevage dans les économies nationales et familiales Avec un effectif régional…

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Thoughts and opinions

Got Too Much Steel? Too Much Milk?

While President Trump has just started the commercial hostilities on steel and aluminum, drawing a parallel between the difficulties of…

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Thoughts and opinions

Dairy sector in heavy weather

Le secteur laitier a traversé une crise profonde durant trois ans, crise qui fut mise au jour au moment où…

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Ending the milk crisis

While Lactalis’ management of salmonella contamination feeds the chronicle, the report of Cash Investigation on the dairy sector broadcast last…

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Research and analysis

Aid scheme for milk production reduction: Belgium and Ireland lead

The year 2016 has seen a significant innovation in the Common Agricultural Policy. To tackle the milk crisis and the…

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Research and analysis

Futures markets and income insurances are not substitutes for public regulations

In a series of three articles, we are proposing additional insights on what is known as private risk management tools––futures…

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Research and analysis

Futures markets and income insurances are not substitutes for public regulations (3/3)

In the first article of this series, we have shown that the effectiveness of private risk management tools depends on…

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Thoughts and opinions

The real reasons of the imbalance of dairy markets

The rising price of butter has become a burning issue. The evolving eating habits, tensions in international markets and the…

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