Important notice:

Our virtual Library, Coffeeline, is going through some extensive changes in order to improve our services for our users worldwide and therefore it will be unavailable until later in the summer. In the meantime you are invited to send an email to should you need any help.

The International Coffee Organization has a unique Library containing an international reference collection,  built up over 40 years of more than 13,000 monographs (books, reports, theses, pamphlets) and over 200 periodical titles covering all aspects of coffee, as well as wider commodity trade and development issues. The Library collection is available for consultation by prior appointment.

The Organization offers its information services to the coffee industry, academics, the media and others, including a subscription service to ICO documents and publications.  There are three subscription bands for statistical and other publications and specific rates for periodicals or clearly identifiable series. All rates are inclusive of postage.


Band A - All statistical and economic documents
  This comprises all documents and reports issued by the Organization, including those listed in bands B and C below
per annum
Band B - Monthly data
  Data on exports (Arabica and Robusta) by exporting countries, imports and re-exports by importing countries - emailed monthly
per annum
Band C - Quarterly and annual statistics
  I Quarterly Statistical Bulletin: issued quarterly, contains data on supply, exports/imports, indicator prices, prices paid to growers, value/unit value of imports, retail prices and value/unit value of exports
per annum
  II Annual Trade Statistics: issued annually,include data on exports by destination, imports by origin and re-exports by destination for Member countries and imports & re-exports by origin and destination for selected non-members
per annum

Method of payment

Payment should be made by cash or by sterling cheque drawn on a UK bank in favour of "International Coffee Organization" or by a transfer to the Organization's bank account.  For further information please contact:

The Library/Information Unit
International Coffee Organization
222 Gray's Inn Road
London WC1X 8HB
Tel:  +44 (0)20 7612 0604
Fax:  +44 (0)20 7612 0630