Viewing all Articles by Brad GehrkeI track and analyze global dairy trade and economic trends that impact U.S. dairy exports.
Don't Blame Stronger Dollar for Slump of U.S. Dairy ExportsRead More
The value of the U.S. dollar is a factor in global dairy trade, but supply and demand are the primary economic drivers.
China Outlook Remains StrongRead More
Dairy consumption will continue to grow in China, the world's single largest buyer of dairy products.
Identifying a Positive in Poor Economic NewsRead More
Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced it would reduce its global economic growth forecast for 2012. It was the latest in a line of unfavorable economic news from around the world, and it raises an important question: With global growth struggling in a time of increasingly globalized dairy markets, what does that mean to world dairy trade and U.S. exports in particular?