Colombia Coffee April Output Falls 28% Y/Y to 744,000 Bags
By Andrea Jaramillo
Colombia’s coffee exports fell 32% y/y to 592,000 60kg bags, coffee growers federation says in an emailed statement.
Colombian Coffee Exports Hit by Virus, Crop Delays: Growers
By Marvin G. Perez
Logistical delays caused by virus-related lockodwn and a delayed midcrop spurred 32% y/y drop in April exports, Roberto Velez, chief executive officer at the National Federation of Coffee Growers, says by text from Bogota.
Moving beans from the farm to the towns “hasn’t been easy” even if operations at ports remain “good in general terms”
The mitaca, or midcrop, that began from 2Q was delayed by drier-than-usual weather
Jan.-April shipments also dropped 17% y/y to 3.68m bags
Federation hasn’t revised forecast for 2020 production; still seen close to 5-year average between 14m and 14.5m bags, each weighing 60 kgs, or 132 lbs
NOTE: Honduras April Coffee Exports Tumble 19% Amid Virus Woes: Group
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