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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 Marketplace

GDT Marketplace is an online dairy trading hub that provides a flexible, convenient platform for buying and selling dairy. It embraces the digital future of B2B commerce, acting like a global shop front and directly connecting businesses.

Announcements

GDT Events make rule changes to encourage more supply

9 July 2018

The GDT Events Oversight Board has approved two rule changes to encourage a wider range of sellers to offer dairy ingredients on the auction platform, with the goal to expand the breadth of regional published prices. 


GDT public consultation on rule change proposals

1 June 2018

Global Dairy Trade invites feedback on two proposed changes to the GDT Trading Event Rules, designed to bring price transparency to more supply regions through increased participation from sellers.


KPMG completes audit of GDT Events

31 May 2018

In the inaugural independent limited assurance audit, KPMG issued a clean review.


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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.