STUDY UPON MILK MARKET IN THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

AGATHA POPESCU, JUDITA SAFARIKOVA

Abstract


This study presents milk market in the CEECs in the period 2001-2005 based on thestatistical data provided by FAO Stat and other information sources. In the year2005, the CEECs-12 raised 6,858 thousand dairy cows, producing 29,393 thousandtons whole fresh milk, of which 7,322 thousand tons (24.91 %) were exported.Poland, Romania, Lithuania and Czech Republic are raising 80 % of cows stock.The main milk producers are Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuaniaand Bulgaria and the main milk exporters are Poland and Czech Republic. Theincreased average yield gave its substantial contribution to milk productionperformance. Milk consumption is in average 204 kg/capita, but there are bigdifferences from a country to another. The CEECs represent an important milksource for the EU market.

Keywords


dairy cows; milk; production; consumption; producer price; export and import; CEECs

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