Wednesday 19 June 2024
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Brazil coffee exports down 20% in May due to logistic issues, crop year figures at record levels

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MILAN – Coffee exports from Brazil fell over 20% in May due to logistic issues and new Ico rules on statistics and Certificates of Origin, reports in its monthly figures Cecafé, the Council of Coffee Exporters of Brazil. Exports of all forms of coffee were 20.3% down to 2,615,707 bags, the lowest level for this month since 2018.

Similarly, green coffee exports decreased by 20.5% to 2,340,596 bags, of which 2,052,969 bags of Arabica (-16.5%) and 287,627 of Robusta (-40.9%).

Sales abroad of processed (mostly soluble) coffee recorded a 18.5% decrease to 275,111 bags.

Brazil coffee exportsCoffee export for the first 11 months of crop year 2020/21 (July – May) reached a record volume of 42,499,785 bags, up 14.3% from the equivalent period of 2019/20.

Green coffee export rose 16% to 38,832,216 bags. Arabica and Robusta shipments amounted to 34,515,335 and 4,316,881 bags, up 13% 16.4% respectively. Processed coffee exports fell 1.2% to 3,667,569.

Brazil coffee exportsBrazil coffee exports during the first 5 months of calendar year 2021 amounted to 17,767,226 bags, a 5.1% increase over the 2020.


Green coffee export rose 6.6% to 16,207,937 bags, or a 7.1% increase. Arabica and Robusta volumes surged 7.1% and 1.9% to 14,679,856 and 1,528,081 bags.

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