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Milk Price: High in Statistics, Low in Earnings for Ranchers

Published Jul 18, 2020

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In some departments, the price paid to the producer has registered increases according to the testimonies of the farmers such as the statistics. However, the Milk Chamber has

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In some departments, the price paid to the producer has registered increases according to the testimonies of the farmers such as the statistics. However, the Milk Trade Union Chamber has denounced reductions in payment and the setting of quotas in purchase volumes. Both values correspond to the national average and represent the maximums reached in recent years, with constant growth since December of last year. (Read: Milk collection and nominal price continued to rise in the first quarter of 2020) This record has been reporting a behavior similar to that of last year: while in 2019 it grew 7.6%, in the first five months of 2020, to Despite the conjuncture due to the new coronavirus pandemic, an increase of 7.2% was also registered. These percentages are higher compared to those registered in 2017 (2.9%) and 2018 (1.6%), but lower than 2016, when the nominal price of milk increased by 11.2%. (Read: Despite a better milk price in 2019, machines and supplies have risen much more) ...
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