The production of the current coffee crop is estimated to increase by 1% compared to the previous crop, reaching a total of 13.95 million bags, according to the ICO report.
The National Federation of Coffee Growers (FNC) in Colombia reported that coffee production in July reached 1,317,000 bags (60 kg bags), an increase of 266,000 bags, an increase of 25.31% over the same period. period last year.
Therefore, the cumulative output in the first 10 months of the current coffee crop 2018/2019 total 11,659,000 bags, an increase of 156,000 bags, an increase of 1.36% compared to the first 10 months of the coffee crop. Previous 2017 Coffee.
FNC – Colombia also reported coffee exports in July to reach 1,158,000 bags, an increase of 96,000 bags, an increase of 9.04% over the same period last year.
Therefore, the cumulative exports in the first 10 months of the current coffee year 2018/2019 total 11,549,000 bags, an increase of 777,000 bags, an increase of 7.21% compared to the same period of the previous coffee year.
According to the report of the International Coffee Organization (ICO), the output of Colombian coffee, mainly high-quality wet-processed Arabica coffee , is estimated at 13.95 million bags in the 2018/2019 season, an increase of 1% compared to the previous crop.
In particular, the export volume of instant coffee accounts for 6% of total Colombian exports. While import volume in the first 6 months accounted for more than 860,000 bags, mainly imported Robusta coffee , used to blend roasters.