Coffee Exports from Brazil to Arab Countries Up 46 Percent Year-to-Date

'It's worth pointing out that the first five months of the year saw a 30 percent increase in imported volume year-to-date through August from a year ago. This means that Brazilian coffee has gained space abroad,' Cecafé chairman Nelson Carvalhaes was quoted in a press release.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Year-to-date through August, coffee exports from Brazil to Arab countries were up 45.9 percent year-on-year.

The first eight months of the year saw 1.14 million 60-Kg bags shipped to the Arab bloc, the Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council ( Cecafé ) reported this Tuesday, September 10th.

The share of Brazilian coffee exports taken in by Arab countries is now 4.2 percent. Year-to-date through August, exports fetched USD 134 million, up 14.3 percent, with average price per bag increasing by 14.3 percent year-on-year.

Globally, the volume . . .

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