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Coffee exports from Brazil to Arabs up 29%

Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 14, 2020
The volume of Brazilian coffee exported to the Arab countries grew 29.1% in January from a year ago, to 121,700 60 kg bags, the Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council (Cecafé) reported this Tuesday.
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As for the revenue, it reached USD 13.7 million in January, up 20.17% year on year.

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Overall, though, Brazil exported 3.2 million bags of coffee, down 7.2% from a year ago, fetching USD 438.14 million, down 5.6% year on year.

The average price of the bag of coffee was USD 136.00, up 1.7% from a year ago.

Arabica coffee accounted for 83.2% of the total coffee exports in January, at 2.7 million bags shipped.

Soluble coffee reached 9.8% of the shipments, at 315,300 bags, up 29.8% year on year.

As for conilon (robusta) coffee, it accounted for 6.9% of the exports, at 223,800 bags, up 48.6%.

The United States and Germany remain as the Brazilian coffee’s largest buyers, but South Korea has entered the top 10 list for the first time.