Prices for all coffee groups decreased in June

6 July 2018

In June 2018, the ICO composite indicator decreased by 2.6% to an average of 110.44 US cents/lb, which is the lowest monthly average since December 2013. Prices for all coffee groups fell in June 2018, though the largest month-on-month decrease occurred for Brazilian Naturals, which declined by 3.7% to 115.10 US cents/lb. Global coffee production in 2017/18 is estimated at 158.56 million bags, 0.3% lower than in 2016/17. World exports amounted to 9.27 million bags in May 2018, compared with 10.59 million bags in May 2017, driven by a 32.5% decrease for shipments from Brazil, 25.7% for shipments from Honduras, and 55.2% for shipments from Indonesia.

ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  28/05/2020
  change
ICO Composite 100.54 -2.5%
Colombian Milds 149.23 -2.2%
Other Milds 144.12 -2.2%
Brazilian Naturals 94.91 -3.3%
Robustas 64.57 -2.2%

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