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Coffee Trade Statistics - June 2016

World coffee exports amounted to 9.03 million bags in June 2016, compared with 10.17 million in June 2015. Exports in the first nine months of coffee year 2015/16 (Oct/15 to Jun/16) have increased by 0.2% in comparison with the first nine months of the last coffee year. In the twelve months ending June 2016, exports of Arabica totalled 71.16 million bags compared to 68.41 million bags last year; whereas Robusta exports amounted to 41.69 million bags compared to 45.07 million bags.

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1 October is International Coffee Day. How will your company or organization celebrate?

On 1 October 2016, the 77 Member States of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) and dozens of coffee associations from around the globe will come together to celebrate the second annual International Coffee Day. Plan an event or campaign and submit your event details to be featured on the official ICD 2016 website.
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Coffee Market Report June 2016 - Coffee consumption increases as market hits 14-month high

Prices rallied significantly in June, as the Brazilian real strengthened against the US dollar and the 2016/17 Brazilian crop entered its potential frost season. The monthly average of the ICO composite indicator price reached a 14-month high of 127.05 cents/lb, up 6% on May, with export volumes in May also slowing for the second consecutive month. Global coffee consumption continues to increase, albeit at a slightly slower rate, with the most dynamic demand recorded in Asia & Oceania.
Read the June 2016 Coffee Market Report>>

Coffee Trade Statistics - May 2016

World coffee exports amounted to 9.32 million bags in May 2016, compared with 9.99 million in May 2015. Exports in the first eight months of coffee year 2015/16 (Oct/15 to May/16) have increased by 1.6% in comparison with the first eight months of the last coffee year. In the twelve months ending May 2016, exports of Arabica totalled 71.53 million bags compared to 68.42 million bags last year; whereas Robusta exports amounted to 42.35 million bags compared to 44.48 million bags.
Find more facts and figures in our #CoffeeTradeStats infographic>>

Videos of The Coffee Sessions event with Emma Sage and Simon Gane are now available online

Emma Sage, Coffee Science Manager at the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), and Dr Simon Gane, surgeon and leading researcher into the science and mechanism of olfaction, visited the ICO in May 2016 and spoke about the science behind taste and smell. Video recordings of their presentations are now available online.
Visit #TheCoffeeSessions page to watch the videos>>

Coffee Market Report May 2016 - Supply concerns for Robusta drive coffee market higher

Coffee prices settled higher for the fourth consecutive month in May, but are still below their levels of this time last year, with Robusta prices leading the charge. Exports dipped slightly in April, due to lower shipments from Brazil, but recent estimates suggest a strong recovery in Brazilís Arabica production this year, with output of Robusta decreasing. These reduced exports indicate that stock levels in Brazil are likely minimal, so the new crop will need to fulfil both domestic consumption and export requirements over the next year.
Read the latest Coffee Market Report on our blog>>

Help the ICO better serve the coffee community. Take our survey.

At its 115th Session in Milan, Italy, the International Coffee Council adopted Resolution 457 which calls for a Strategic Review of the activities undertaken by the International Coffee Organization. The ICO invites members of the coffee community to contribute to the future of the Organization by taking an online survey, available in the four languages of the ICO (English, Spanish, French or Portuguese).
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Coffee Trade Statistics - April 2016

World coffee exports amounted to 9.32 million bags in April 2016, compared with 10.14 million in April 2015. Exports in the first seven months of coffee year 2015/16 (Oct/15 to Apr/16) have increased by 0.7% in comparison with the first seven months of the last coffee year. In the twelve months ending April 2016, exports of Arabica totalled 71.14 million bags compared to 68.57 million bags last year; whereas Robusta exports amounted to 41.26 million bags compared to 44.82 million bags.
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Coffee Market Report April 2016 - Exports remain steady as market diverges

Arabica and Robusta prices went in opposite directions this month, with Arabica prices dropping back down after Marchís rally, while Robusta increased to the highest monthly average since November. Total exports in the first half of coffee year 2015/16 are estimated up by 1.6% to 55.5 million bags, showing that the coffee market continues to be well supplied, although concerns linger over Robusta availability.
Read the latest Coffee Market Report on our blog>>

Register now for #TheCoffeeSessions: Taste, Aroma & Flavour in Sensory Performance

The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe UK Chapter (SCAE-UK) and the ICO are pleased to present what promises to be a fascinating evening of investigation into the mechanisms of taste and smell. The event will take place on Thursday, 19 May, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at the ICO's conference centre in London.
Register now on Eventbrite>>

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ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  28/07/2016
  change
ICO Composite 130.57 +0.5%
Colombian Milds 161.22 +0.5%
Other Milds 167.67 +0.5%
Brazilian Naturals 140.51 +0.5%
Robustas 91.18 +0.3%



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4th World Coffee Conference

The coffee community from Africa and around the world gathered in Addis Ababa  for two days of engaging debate at the 4th World Coffee Conference, hosted by the Government of Ethiopia.
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ICO Coffee Library

The ICO has a unique Library containing an international reference collection, built up over 40 years of more than 13,000 monographs (books, reports, theses, pamphlets) and over 200 periodical titles covering all aspects of coffee.
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