Rabobank revises Brazilian coffee crop upward after finding higher stocks

Brazilian production for the final crop year (2020/21) is forecast at 72 million bags (53 million of the Arabica variety), compared with a previous forecast of 67.5 million bags (49 million of the Arabica variety).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rabobank said on Monday, June 21, that it has revised upward Brazilian coffee harvests for 2020/21 and 2021/22 as it found much higher carryover stocks than expected in a recent survey, also taking into account an increase in domestic consumption and strong Brazilian exports.

Brazilian production for the final crop year (2020/21) is forecast at 72 million bags (53 million of the Arabica variety), compared with a previous forecast of 67.5 million bags (49 million of the Arabica variety).

Meanwhile, the 2021/22 crop, which is currently underway, was estimated at 56 . . .

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