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ICO – Coffee exports drop 6.8% in July

LONDON – According to ICO figures, world coffee exports amounted to 9.05 million bags in July, compared with 9.69 million in July 2012 down 6.8% on year.

With the exception of Colombian Milds, whose exports rose 31.3%, shipments of all coffee groups were down on year.

Other Milds recorded the biggest decrease (-15.87%) followed by Robustas (-10.48%) and Brazilian Naturals (-1.24%).

Exports in the first 10 months of coffee year 2012/13 (Oct/12 to Jul/13) have increased by 3.6% to 94.48 million bags compared to 91.20 million bags in the same period in the last coffee year.

In the twelve months ending July 2013, exports of Arabica totalled 68.68 million bags compared to 65.68 million bags last year; whereas Robusta exports amounted to 44.19 million bags compared to 41.07 million bags.

Exports of all forms of coffee by exporting countries to all destinations (click on the table to enlarge)

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