Demand for Brazilian coffee has seen large slump in Saudia Arabia

Brazilian coffee sales to Arab countries were down 39 percent to 54,968 bags in 2020, according to the Brazilian Instant Coffee Industry Association.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While Brazilian exports of poultry to Saudi Arabia have remained stable, demand for coffee from the South American country has seen a large slump in the Kingdom, according to official figures.

The Brazilian Animal Protein Association reported: “Poultry exports from Brazil slid in January 2021. Nevertheless, some of the leading Arab importers stepped up their purchases,” adding that 35,800 tons of poultry was shipped to Saudi Arabia, up by 2 percent, with revenue climbing 4 percent to US$58.5 (R$311) million year-on-year last month.

Saudi Arabia was the premier Arab importer . . .

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