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  •   Home > News > Rural

    Global dairy prices have taken a hit, following the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in China

    Global dairy prices have taken a hit, following the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in China


    Fonterra
    Fonterra
    Overall prices are down 4.7 percent at Fonterra's latest overnight auction.

    The crucial whole milk powder price has been particularly affected -- down 6.2 percent from a fortnight ago.

    The skim milk powder price is also down -- falling 4.2 percent on a fortnight ago.

    This auction's fall comes on the back of two rises.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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