February 24, 2012


Estonia's January milk purchase price up 2.3%


Statistics Estonia said that the country's January average purchase price of raw milk was 2.3% higher than in December at EUR327.3 (US$438) per tonne.


In January 2011 a tonne of milk cost dairies an average of EUR312.6 (US$418.06), which means the purchase price has risen by 4.7% in annual comparison.


Dairy companies bought in January 53,700 tonnes of milk from farmers compared with the year-earlier 52,900 tonnes and 52,700 tonnes in December 2011.

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