Vietnam's 2017 coffee exports volume seen falling 20-30 percentStaff Writer |
Food trade Vietnam suffered from the worst drought in 30 years
Vietnam's coffee export volume this year is expected to fall 20 to 30 percent from a year earlier due to drought and reduced inventory, an industry official said.
Vietnam is the world's second biggest coffee exporter after Brazil and the top robusta bean producer. The Southeast Asian nation shipped 1.78 million tonnes of coffee last year with exports of $3.3 billion, government data showed. . ■