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"Total Solids" Trade Balance


‘Total solids’ trade balance
In October, exports were equivalent to 13.0 percent of U.S. milk solids production, bringing the year-to-date percentage to 13.5 percent. Exports were equivalent to 13.3 percent of U.S. milk solids production in 2011 and 12.8 percent in 2010. Meanwhile, imports as a percent of milk solids production were just 3.0 percent in October 2012. 
Source: U.S. Dairy Export Council, National Milk Producers Federation