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Vietnam's coffee industry made it into the headlines in 2014/15 as global prices which local farmers and exporters did not consider high enough enticed local industry players to withhold beans from the market. This was when London robusta futures prices fell b...

Brazil - Coffee production to rise to 49.7 mln bags in 2016/17 - IBGE

Brazil's 2016/17 coffee harvest, which is expected to start harvest in May, is forecast to rise by 12.7% from last year to 49.7 mln bags with the return of normal rainfall after two years of drought, the countr...

Colombia - Coffee production rises only modestly in January 2016

Colombia produced 1.136 mln 60-kg bags of coffee in January 2016, down from 1.454 mln in December and only up modestly from 1.088 mln produced in the same month last year, data from the National Coffee Growers ...

Brazil - Cooxupe projects 12.5% growth in 2016/17 coffee exports

Coffee cooperative Cooxupe expects coffee exports to rise by 12.5% on the year to 4.6 mln 60-kg bags from the crop that will begin harvesting in May, the co-op's commercial director, Lucio Dias, told Reuters. T...

Brazil - Coffee exports fall 8.8% y-o-y in January 2016

Green coffee exports in January 2016 amounted to 2,485,113 60-kg bags, down from 2,976,728 a month earlier and also below 2,724,754 bags in the same month last year, according to preliminary data from the Trade...

Honduras - Coffee exports rise silghtly in January 2016 despite heavy smuggling

Coffee exports in January 2016 amounted to 535,628 60-kg bags, up 2% on 525,670 bags one year earlier, the National Coffee Institute (IHCAFE) reported. The increase comes despite reports of smuggling of beans t...

ICO - World coffee exports remained up on the year in December

Members of the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) exported 9.307 mln 60-kg bags of coffee in December 2015, up 1.3% from 9.184 mln bags one year earlier. This brought cumulative exports in the first thre...

A visiting German delegation of parliamentarians and economic operators have officially requested the export of Cameroonian cocoa and coffee to German...

Brazil - Terra Forte sees 2016/17 coffee crop at 54.17 mln bags

Coffee exporter Terra Forte is forecasting the country's 2016/17 coffee output at 54.17 mln 60-kg bags, up from 47.28 mln bags last season. Of the tot...

Indonesia - January 2016 coffee exports down sharply on the year

Robusta coffee bean exports from Sumatra in January 2016 amounted to around 8,419 tonnes (140,317 60-kg bags), Reuters reported. This translates into ...

Costa Rica - January 2016 coffee exports down 20% on the year

Coffee exports in January 2016 amounted to 74,753 60-kg bags, down 20% from 93,144 in the same month a year ago, the National Coffee Institute (ICAFE)...

Kenya - AgMin seeks to increase new areas for coffee production

Kenya's government has kicked off plans to open up new areas for coffee production as part of efforts to boost output, officials said, according to Ch...

United States - Coffee Holding sees JAB's Keurig buyout as potential risk

Coffee Holding Co Inc, a New York-based coffee merchant and roaster, said major customer Keurig Green Mountain's plans to go private could put the two...

Nicaragua - Coffee exports rise 22.3% in December 2015

Nicaragua exported 58,370 60-kg bags of coffee in December 2015, up 22.3% from the same month last year, the country's coffee export centre (Cetrex) s...

 

Switzerland - Nespresso enters new markets on three continents

Nespresso has unveiled its newest boutique in Asia in Bangkok, Thailand this January, following the launch of commercial operations in the country last November...

Nicaragua - Coffee sector to get loan boost

The Ministry of Finance has announced that $20 mln will be made available for lending to the coffee sector, with priority being given in the first stage to prod...

Cameroon - Coffee production down 27% in 2015

Coffee production dropped 27% last year as the number of coffee cuttings fell short, but exports rose, the National Cocoa and Coffee Board (NCCB) said. Product...

Vietnam - Government projects strong January 2016 coffee exports

Coffee exports in January 2016 are seen reaching 155,000 tonnes, around 2.58 mln 60-kg bags, the government forecast. This compares with 132,400 tonnes one ye...

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International - Certified arabica stocks rise as of February 4

ICE certified arabica stocks rose by 1,059 60-kg bags to 1,591,604 bags as of February 4, exchange data show. There were 4,999 bags graded of which 2,227 passed...

Roasted coffee beans on a wooden scoop

International - Certified arabica stocks fall as of February 3

ICE certified arabica stocks fell by 13,162 60-kg bags to 1,590,545 bags as of February 3, exchange data show. There were 9,268 bags graded of which 661 passed ...

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Second estimate of the world coffee balance 2014/15

New York arabica futures touched a 19-month low of 119.85 cents on July 27 as general market sentiment turned bearish. This follows a long period of significant...