Historical Data on the Global Coffee Trade

The selected data may be downloaded in PDF format (Acrobat Reader) or in a Excel file for analysis, provided the International Coffee Organization is clearly acknowledged as the source of data. The historical data not available online is protected and is sent electronically to anyone interested, subject to a charge based on the information requested. Students may apply for a limited amount of data, free of charge, subject to fulfilling the established criteria*. For historical data please contact: library@ico.org.

Document WP-Board 934/03 details all the data concepts and variables used in the statistical publications of the Organization. 

Historical Data

1965 – 1989 1990- Present
Submit Your Data Request via email: library@ico.org *
FREE to Download
Supply Data
Total production - Crop Year £250
Domestic consumption - Crop Year £250
Exportable production - Crop Year £250
Gross opening stocks - Crop Year £250
Exports - Crop Year £250
Trade Statistics Data
Exports - Calendar Year £250
Imports - Calendar Year £250
Re-exports - Calendar Year £250
Price Data (US cents per lb)
Prices to Growers - Annual Averages £250
Retail Prices - Annual Averages £250
ICO Composite & Group
Indicator Prices
- Monthly Averages

ICO Composite & Group
Indicator Prices - Daily Prices

Inventories/Consumption Data
Inventories - End of Year £250
Disappearance (consumption) - End of Year £250
Non-Member Data
Imports - Calendar Year £250
Re-exports - Calendar Year £250


(*) If you wish to apply for some data as a student, please send us a letter (post, fax or email) from your supervisor on official University headed paper, stating:

- the data required (please be very specific, including also the exact period you need);
- that it will be used for research purposes only;
- the International Coffee Organization (ICO) will be clearly acknowledged as the source.

Before you get the letter written and signed by your supervisor, please let us know the specific period and the exact kind of data you wish to obtain as the letter will have to mirror the data we can provide you.