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Trade Statistics - July 2014

ICO Coffee Trade Statistics for the month of July 2014:

• World coffee exports amounted to 9.73 million bags in July 2014, compared with 9.38 million bags in July 2013.
• Exports in first ten months of coffee year 2013/14 (Oct/13 to Jul/14) have fallen by 2% in comparison with the first ten months of the last coffee year.
• In the twelve months ending July 2014, exports of Arabica totalled 69.67 million bags compared to 69.25 million bags last year; whereas Robusta exports amounted to 39.99 million bags compared to 42.35 million bags.

Note: ICO monthly trade statistics are based on available data at time of publication. For historical data, please submit an information request to the ICO Library at library@ico.org. For public data on the global trade of coffee, visit the Statistics page on our website»

September 2014 Schedule of Meetings Now Available

Visit the ICO Documents section to find the schedule and related documents for the 113th Session of the International Coffee Council and other ICO bodies to take place from 22-26 September 2014. Click here>>

Renewed Concerns Over Brazil Crop Cause Price Jump

A renewed bullish sentiment triggered by a spate of negative reports on the current Brazilian crop took the ICO composite daily price up by nearly 15% in the last two weeks of July. Several external sources have issued lower production estimates in the last month, spurring the market higher. The damage from the drought at the beginning of the year is expected to cause a global supply deficit in crop year 2014/15, with production in Brazil officially estimated to decrease by 9.3% to 44.57 million bags, its lowest level in three years. Read the July 2014 Coffee Market Report>>

Trade Statistics - June 2014

ICO Coffee Trade Statistics for the month of June 2014:

• World coffee exports amounted to 9.19 million bags in June 2014, compared with 9.2 million bags in June 2013.
• Exports in first nine months of coffee year 2013/14 (Oct/13 to Jun/14) have fallen by 3.5% in comparison with the first nine months of the last coffee year.
• In the twelve months ending June 2014, exports of Arabica totalled 68.92 million bags compared to 69.31 million bags last year; whereas Robusta exports amounted to 39.68 million bags compared to 42.33 million bags.

Note: ICO monthly trade statistics are based on available data at time of publication. For historical data, please submit an information request to the ICO Library at library@ico.org. For public data on the global trade of coffee, visit the Statistics page on our website>>

Opinion: Coffee Producers Need Public-Private Investments In Science To Protect From Drought & Disea

In the ICO’s first column in Global Coffee Report, Executive Director Robério Oliveira Silva writes about the need for more public-private investments in coffee research to protect our farmers from drought and disease. Read the full article on our blog>>

Registration Open: Forum on Bridging the Gap Between Farmers and Finance, 23 September 2014

Register today for the ICO’s 4th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance: Bridging the Gap Between Farmers and Finance taking place on 23 September 2014. The event is open to ICO Members, civil society, financial institutions, development professionals, and other actors in the coffee industry. Details and registration>>

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ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  01/09/2014
  change
ICO Composite 171.53 +0.9%
Colombian Milds 219.28 +0.8%
Other Milds 223.71 +0.6%
Brazilian Naturals 195.53 +0.8%
Robustas 104.13 +1.7%


4th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance

The 4th Consultative Forum will be held in London on 23 September 2014. The event is open to ICO Members, civil society, financial institutions, development professionals, and other actors in the coffee industry. Details>>


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