n The Dairy Mail - Confidence plunges in 4th quarter confidence index - : MPO current

Volume 16, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1561-4301


The MPO Dairy Confidence Index decreased by 34% from the third to the fourth quarter of 2008, to reach its lowest level in three years. Producers are, however, much more optimistic about the first quarter of 2009. The "next quarter index" increased by 114% quarter to quarter. Next quarter's more optimistic index was caused by the expectations of higher producer prices, lower feed and other input prices, and lower financing costs.

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