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The IDF World Dairy Situation Report has been published annually since 1989 and since then the publication has become an essential tool for those in the global dairy chain.
Developed through close collaboration between dairy experts and key organizations around the globe and within the IDF, the report contains a wealth of information about the international dairy sector – including data tables, graphs, country reports and analyses for more than 50 dairy-producing countries from all five continents.
It also provides an in-depth understanding of the current macro supply and demand trends affecting the dairy sector. Its statistics will help the reader to better understand and deal with the many challenges and opportunities facing the global dairy market.
Country reports with valuable analysis and variables on supply, price, demand as well as production and consumption data, allow you to understand national dairy sectors as well as to carry out country comparisons using standardized data.
This unique publication is produced annually by IDF as part of its mission to represent and support the dairy sector globally.
Helping the dairy sector make better decisions
The World Dairy Situation Report supports you in gathering important information about global and regional markets, including relevant variables including:
- Production volumes
- Demand trends
Key regions and additional macroeconomic factors are analysed. User-friendly graphics allow insight between different countries.
For the added convenience of the reader these tables, which cover all aspects of the dairy sector, and are accompanied by illustrative graphs, are available in electronic format – enabling direct use in the reader’s own documents. (Figures shown from 2020 edition)
A wealth of dairy information
Each annual edition of the IDF World Dairy Situation Report includes:
- Global assessment – Detailed information on production, processing, prices, consumption, and trade
- Country profiles – Country reports from all global regions. Key results are summarized at the beginning of the chapter via graphs or world maps.
- Global monitoring – Extensive monitoring on specific products – includes consumption, trade and pricing for milk, cheese, butter yoghurt and ghee.
- Data-drive insights – Written commentary is expanded with 30 tables that give the reader a comprehensive overview of global dairy developments.
An essential read for dairy decision-makers concerned with continuously changing global dairy market conditions
IDF provides a permanent source of authoritative scientific and other information on a whole range of topics relevant to the dairy sector.
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