Dairy Media Releases

June 2018

Commission concerned Fonterra's risk estimate is too low when calculating milk price

14 June 2018

The Commerce Commission has released an emerging view that Fonterra’s estimate of risk in calculating the cost of financing milk processing operations is too low. The impact of this is that Fonterra calculates a higher milk price than would be the case if it used a more feasible allowance for risk in the cost of finance, consistent with other processors.

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April 2018

Independent report on how Fonterra estimates risk in setting milk price

11 April 2018

The Commerce Commission has released an independent report into whether Fonterra’s approach to estimating risk in calculating the cost of financing milk processing operations is consistent with competitive market outcomes.

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