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Coffee exports from Brazil were up 2.6 percent in September reports Cecafé


MILAN – Coffee exports from Brazil – including green, soluble coffee and roasted & ground coffee – reached 3.2 million coffee bags in September. The volume represents a 2.6% increase compared to September 2018, says the Brazilian Coffee Exports Council in its monthly report.

Green coffee export were up 2.3% to 2.9 million bags. Shipments of Arabica rose 3.7% to 2.64 million bags. Exports of Robusta were down 9.9% to 263,121 bags. Exports of processed coffee (mostly soluble) rose 5.1% to 324,704 bags.

In September, Arabica corresponded 81.8% of the total export volume, Conilon (Robusta) reached a share of 8.1%, whereas soluble coffee accounted for 10% of exports.

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Calendar year

Total coffee exports from Brazil in the calendar year (January to September 2019) continue to be the largest in the past five years for the period, with a shipment of 30.4 million bags.

The volume represents growth of 27.7% YoY. Foreign exchange revenue also registered growth of 6.5%, reaching US$ 3.8 billion.

Exports of green coffee rose 30% to 27,374,319 bags of which 24,407,629 bags of Arabica (+26.2%) and 2,966,690 bags of Robusta (+73.7%).

Exports of processed coffee were slightly over 3 million, up 10% on year.

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Top Destinations

The top five destinations for Brazilian coffee were: The United States, which imported 5.7 million coffee bags (18.9% of the total shipped in the period); Germany, with 5 million imported bags (16.5%); Italy, with 2.8 million bags (9.3%); Japan, with 2 million bags (6.7%); and Belgium, with 2 million bags (6.6%).

Almost all top consumer countries of Brazilian coffee, except for the United Kingdom, registered, in the calendar year, increased product imports YoY.