Dairy Australia's information shows no surprising change in production or in demand.
Among the noteworthy changes are:
- A 21.4 % annual increase in the volume of milk exports. There was a corresponding increase of 19.7 % in the value of these exports from last year (July 2014 - June 2015) to this year (July 2015 - June 2016).
- A 63.4 % annual increase in the value of whole milk powder exports. This increased value was obtained with just a 2.4 % increase in the volume of these exports from last year (July 2014 - June 2015) to this year (July 2015 - June 2016).
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