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Uganda’s first-ever coffee auction to take place in January 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda Coffee Development Authority in partnership with the African Fine Coffees Association will provid...

Indonesia to barter coffee and other commodities for Russian fighter jets

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia says it will trade coffee, palm oil and other commodities for Russian fighter jets. “This barter under the supervision of both governments hopefully will soon be realized through the exchange of 11 Sukhoi Su-35s and a number of Indonesian exports, starting from coffee and tea to palm oil and ...

Port of Santos expands share of coffee exports to new record highs

SANTOS, Brasil – The port of Santos has increased its market share of Brazil’s coffee exports to a new record-high of 87.1 percent in the first half of 2017. This equals to 16.9 million bags, or 1 million tonnes or 36,722 TEU. The port is on track on track to ship 76,000 TEU of java by the end of the year ...

Ethiopia’s coffee exports rose by 11.5 percent in the past fiscal year

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopia's coffee exports have registered a 20 percent increase during the past three months, according to the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Development and Marketing Authority on Monday. The authority has introduced various measures to reduce the impact of contraband and other ...

Ethiopia exported 221,000 tons of coffee during its last fiscal year

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopia exported 221,000 tons of coffee during its last fiscal year. According to Ethiopian Coffee & Tea Development and Marketing Authority, it has accomplished 92 per cent of its set goal to increase coffee exports: " It is a very great achievement compared to nation's previous years' coffee export performance. "

Honduran exports strongly up in June, reports National Coffee Institute

MILAN – Honduran coffee exports rose by a whopping 71.3 percent on year in June to reach 972,969 60-kg bags, the country’s National Coffee Institute, or IHCAFE reported earlier this week. Total shipments in the 9-month period from October 2016 to June 2017 amounted to 5.9 million bags, up 37 percent from ...

South Korea’s imports of coffee products reached record levels in 2016

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's imports of coffee products surged to record high levels last year on the back of burgeoning demand for the brewed drink, government data showed Friday. The inbound shipments of coffee products, such as raw beans, coffee beans and coffee capsules, reached 159,000 tons at the end of December.

InterCafé Burundi to organize a 5 day Coffee Tour to Burundi in June

MONTREAL, Canada – InterCafé Burundi supported by the World Bank asked TGEP Inc. is organizing a visit next month to rediscover and appreciate the development and the quality of Café du Burundi.

Marcus Reis appointed as new global coffee head of Louis Dreyfus

PARIS – Commodity trader Louis Dreyfus Company has appointed Marcus Reis, as its new global head for coffee, effective immediately, the group said on Thursday. A longstanding oilseed manager at the firm, Reis replaces Mikael Morn, who had served in the role since January 2015 and who will leave the company for personal reasons

Vietnam’s May coffee exports extend downtrend to finish at 6-month low

HANOI, Vietnam – Vietnam will ship an estimated 120,000 tons (2 million bags) of coffee this month, the lowest volume in six months and a drop of around a quarter from a year earlier, the government said on Monday. This figure would bring the accumulated ...