Brazil’s coffee exports in May down 20.3% but 2020/21 is now record season

According to the entity, 2.34 million bags of green coffee were exported last month, a decrease of 20.5% year-on-year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Total exports of coffee from Brazil reached 2.6 million 60-kg bags in May, down 20.3% compared to the same month last year, due to logistical challenges, said the Council of Brazilian Coffee Exporters (CECAFÉ) on Friday, although the cumulative total for 2020/21 points to record shipments in a single season.

According to the entity, 2.34 million bags of green coffee were exported last month, a decrease of 20.5% year-on-year.

The May volume includes 2.05 million bags of the Arabica variety, a 16.5% decrease year-on-year . . .

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