Germany Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Germany Agribusiness Report

Germany Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Germany Agribusiness Report
Published Oct 08, 2016
72 pages — Published Oct 08, 2016
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In March ----, the EU put an end to its ---year old milk quota. Milk quotas were introduced to ensure that oversupply of milk did not emerge from the EU. With the abolition, strong milk producers such as Germany are free to produce high amounts of milk with strong levels of efficiency and agricultural effectiveness to capitalise on global demand for milk. We suspect that German milk farmers will welcome this opportunity in the long run to produce high amounts of milk and exploit their comparative advantage while looking to find international markets for their dairy produce. Over the short term, the unexpected decline in milk prices in Germany is beginning to threaten some smaller dairy farmers. ...We believe that milk prices move in cycles and will eventually return to a stable equilibrium. The trade embargo with Russia and lower demand from China are temporarily hurting the milk

...BMI View: We have made some minor forecast revisions for the German agricultural sector in our Q- ---- report update. BMI is of the view that the German agricultural system benefits from high levels of competitiveness, strong infrastructure and a very good farming industry knowhow. ...Sugar and milk production will expand due to the removal of quotas. Over the short-term, the unexpected decline in milk prices due to the removal of the quota and lower demand from export markets is hurting smaller dairy farmers, a situation that Berlin has vowed to address promptly by offering subsidies and considering a temporary dairy production quota to help stabilise national milk prices. Grain production yields will be healthy over ----/-- and beyond. ...Over the short-term, the unexpected decline in milk prices due to the removal of the quota and lower demand from export markets is hurting smaller dairy farmers, a situation that Berlin has vowed to address promptly by offering subsidies and considering a temporary dairy production quota to help stabilise national milk prices. Grain production yields will be healthy over ----/-- and beyond.

...We believe that Germany s dairy sector is one of the most competitive and efficient in the world and will recover in the next few years. ...We believe that Germany s dairy sector is one of the most competitive and efficient in the world and will recover in the next few years. In June ----, German pharmaceutical giant Bayer was in talks with Monsanto to buy the world s largest genetically modified (GM) seed maker for an all-cash bid of USD--bn. Germany is overwhelmingly against GM foods, and we believe that Bayer has a strategic rethink ahead if it indeed goes through with the deal. ...

  
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