8th China Food Expo

6 November 2012

The Executive Director of the ICO, Mr Robério Oliveira Silva, was invited by the Ministry for Commerce of China to participate in the 8th China Food Expo which took place in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China from 26 to 29 October 2012. During his visit Mr Silva gave a presentation on the international coffee market and the role of the ICO, and met representatives of the private sector in China to discuss the benefits of membership of the International Coffee Agreement 2007. China imported around 1.1 million bags of coffee in 2011, an increase of almost 347% since 2000, representing an annual average growth of 14.6%. Presentation

ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  14/08/2018
ICO Composite 104.28 -0.4%
Colombian Milds 131.98 -0.1%
Other Milds 127.42 -0.5%
Brazilian Naturals 106.41 -0.6%
Robustas 82.34 -0.2%

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