By Marvin G. Perez
Exports in September jumped 70% y/y to 235,765 bags, according to preliminary data from the Honduran Coffee Institute in Tegucigalpa.
In the 2020-21 season ended Sept. 30, shipments rose to 5.87m bags from 5.5m bags a year earlier; income surged to about $1.16b from $897m y/y
NOTE: Honduras is the biggest grower and exporter in Central America, and ranks fourth in the world among suppliers of the arabica variety, behind Brazil, Colombia and Ethiopia
Arabica futures in New York surged more than 80% over the past year, boosted mainly by adverse weather across Brazilian fields that slashed yield prospects for this year, and possibly two more seasons
Each bag weighs 60 kgs, or 132 lbs
Indonesia’s Sept. Southern Sumatra Coffee Exports Rise 15.5% M/m
By Eko Listiyorini
Coffee shipments in September rose to 7,219.89 tons from 6,251 tons in August, according to data from the country’s Lampung trade office.
Shipments consist of 7,187.36 tons of robusta beans and 32.53 tons of instant coffee
Exports of black pepper at 784.78 tons and white pepper 296.21 tons
NOTE: Indonesia is the world’s third-biggest robusta producer; beans from southern Sumatra, the country’s main growing region, are shipped from Panjang port in Lampung
NOTE: Coffee exports from Lampung in Sept. 2020 were at 20,085 tons
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