Dairy

USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in dairy products, can be found in the Dairy: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

Production and exports of cheese in 2014-15 is expected to decrease significantly due to Russia’s import ban.
Milk production continues to climb (22.1 million metric tons in 2015, 1.75% up on 2014) in the face of severe price drops both at international trade level and at the farm gate.
The Mexican dairy sector will again increase production in 2015. Milk, cheese, and most dairy products consumption continue to rise.
Calendar year (CY) (January-December) 2015 fluid milk production is projected to increase to 147 million metric tons (MMT).