According to Cecafé monthly report, Brazilian coffee exports recorded a decrease of 24.3% in February 2020: 2.7 million bags compared to over 3.5 million recorded in the same month of 2019. Arabica coffee represented 81.5% of total exports in February with 2.2 million bags shipped. Instant coffee made up 10.4% to 281,000 bags. Robusta coffee contributed 8.1% of exports with 219,000 bags, an increase of 3.3% on an annual basis. The main destinations for Brazilian coffee were the United States, Germany and Italy.
Author: Andrea Grassia
According to preliminary estimates published by International Coffee organization world coffee numbers has decreased compared to last year.
World coffee consumption is estimated 169.3 million bags, 0.7% greater than in 2018/19 but Covid-19 presents a risk to global coffee consumption.