1st World Coffee Producers Forum - Colombia

16 July 2017

Mr Josť Sette, Executive Director of the ICO, had a personal meeting with H.E. Mr Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia, to discuss the current world coffee outlook and the challenges facing the world coffee sector. Mr Sette delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the 1st World Coffee Producers Forum in Medellin, Colombia. The Presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras and the Vice-President of El Salvador took part in the opening ceremony along with representatives of African, Asian and Latin American coffee-producing and consuming countries. Former US President William J. Clinton and Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs participated in the panel on Economic Sustainability and Rural Development to Promote Global Stability and Democracy. The aim of the Forum was to discuss the challenges facing coffee-producing countries.
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ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  16/08/2018
ICO Composite 101.99 -0.4%
Colombian Milds 128.80 -0.6%
Other Milds 124.45 -0.6%
Brazilian Naturals 103.59 -0.5%
Robustas 81.10 +0.1%

Schedule of meetings - September 2018
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