The EU export of skimmed milk powder (smp) had in the first six months of 2019 a volume of 514600 tonnes which was an increase of 31 percent compared to the same period last year. Main importer was China with 67300 tonnes (+71%). The EU was in the first half of 2019 the biggest exporter of smp. Second were the USA with 329000 tonnes, third New Zealand with 196000 tonnes. Also the EU butter export increased, nine percent to 75000 tonnes. Main importer was the USA with 17300 tonnes (+42%). Second was Japan with 5000 tonnes (+37%), third China with 4500 tonnes (+8%). Cheese export was in the first half of 2019 quite stable. However: export of whole milk powder (wmp) fell 22 percent to 144000 tonnes. New Zealand is the biggest exporter of whole milk powder with 806000 tonnes in the first half of 2019.