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GDT Events

A trusted and transparent platform for trading large volume dairy ingredients from around the world through an online auction process.

Two Trading Events are held every month, offering dairy products from renowned global suppliers, attracting hundreds of registered bidders.


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Previously known as GlobalDairyTrade auctions, this platform is now named GDT Events. While its name has changed, its role remains the same.

Since 2008, GDT Events has held over 160 successful Trading Events. It is acknowledged and trusted as providing credible market based reference prices for globally traded dairy ingredients.

Over the past five years, an average of US $3 billion has been sold on the platform per annum. This represents over 860,000 metric tonnes of product each year, clearing more than 97% of the total quantity offered.

GDT Events has over 600 registered bidders from more than 80 countries, making it a truly global dairy trading platform.

GDT Events
Oversight Board

Global Dairy Trade has strengthened its independence by establishing the GDT Events Oversight Board, with an independent chairperson, wider membership and voting rights.

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Become a bidder

It is simple for you to join GDT Events - there are no fees, deposits or other upfront charges required.
Be assured you are paying market based prices.

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Become a seller

Join the industry’s definitive dairy trading platform - become a GDT Events seller. Access hundreds of bidders from more than 80 markets and be confident that your product sells at market based prices.

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GDT Insight

GDT Insight gives you access to powerful up-to-date data and historical results from the twice monthly GDT Events, as they unfold.

GDT Annual Report

The annual report provides commentary on GDT’s business and analysis of GDT Events data such as quantity sold, prices achieved, offer quantities, bidding demand and regional comparisons

Announcements

Change to Oversight Board Charter

11 October 2017

GDT proposes to increase Oversight Board member terms to three years.


Polish Dairy Joins GDT Events

5 October 2017

Global Dairy Trade welcomes new seller Polish Dairy to GDT Events, offering a range of ingredients products beginning from Trading Event 200


Global Dairy Trade launches US lactose multi-seller pool

25 September 2017

Three top US sellers join GDT Events as part of a new multi-seller Lactose pool. Agropur Inc, Hilmar Ingredients and Valley Queen Cheese join new US Lactose pool on GDT Events, from 5 December 2017.


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