Although they fell compared to the same period of 2018, shipments in October 2019 can be considered solid and led Brazil to be very close to surpassing the mark of 40 million bags exported in the year.
In the calendar year 2019, from January to October, exports remained the largest in the last five years for the period, with shipment of 34.047 million bags, 22.8% more compared to the same period of the previous year. . Thus, if the country keeps at least 3 million bags shipped in total (green plus processed coffee) in November and December, the year will end with shipments of over 40 million bags.
From January to October this year, exports of Conilon coffee stood out with an increase of 58.3% (equivalent to 3.3 million bags) compared to the period last year. Arabica coffee also registered growth of 21.3% (27.4 million bags) in the period, while soluble coffee increased by 9.4% in exports (3.3 million bags), according to Cecafé.
In the last 12 months (from November 2018 to October 2019) Brazil has exported 41.9 million bags, signaling a historical record of coffee exports for this year.
In the first four months of Crop Year 2019/20 (Jul-Oct), as well as in the calendar year, Brazil recorded the best performance of the last five years in terms of volume of coffee exported. In the period, 13.6 million bags of coffee were shipped, an increase of 4.1% over the same period last year. Arabica coffee exports from July to October were 10.6 million bags (growth of 4.6% over the same comparative base of 2018). Already conilon coffee shipments were 1.6 million (an increase of 4.9% over last year).
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