Japan is the fifth-largest importer of coffee and coffee products. As per ICO (International Coffee Organization), in the 2020-2021 crop year, it is estimated that Japan imported 6751 bags (in thousand 60-kg bags) of green coffee beans; a 0.1% decline
The COVID-19 pandemic, according to the exporting countries, will continue to affect coffee supply chains. Farmers and producers expect to experience prolonged labor shortages, increased production costs, diminished infrastructure, and a reduction in commitments from buyers. Learn more about the
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.