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)  19/07/2019
  change
ICO Composite 103.86 -0.6%
Colombian Milds 138.71 -0.7%
Other Milds 136.87 -0.7%
Brazilian Naturals 106.27 -0.8%
Robustas 74.44 -0.3%

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1 October is #InternationalCoffeeDay.

ICD2018 chose a very special theme for this year’s celebrations: ‘Women in Coffee’. Women play as important a role in the whole of the coffee chain as men, from planting the seeds to processing to trading to brewing… and drinking it. To find out more visit the dedicated International Coffee Day website. 


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