World coffee exports amounted to 9.88 million bags in November 2018, compared with 9.35 million in November 2017 up 5.7% on year, according to ICO’s monthly figures. Shipments of Arabica rose 6.3%, whilst Robusta exports recorded a 4.5% increase.
As for the Arabica groups, exports of Brazilian Naturals and Colombian Milds rose 15.3% and 8% respectively. On the other hand, Other Milds saw a 11.9% decrease.
More than 70% of world exports came from Brazil, Vietnam and Colombia.
Exports in the first 2 months of coffee year 2018/19 (Oct/18 to Nov/18) increased by 12.6% to 20.55 million bags compared to 18.24 million bags in the same period in 2017/18.