The Coffee Exporter’s Guide

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This publication is the world’s most extensive, hands-on and neutral source of information on international trade of coffee. It covers trade issues relevant to coffee growers, traders, exporters, transportation companies, certifiers, associations, authorities and others in coffee-producing countries. This third edition marks the 20th anniversary of this popular guide. It includes new material on climate change, the role of women in the coffee sector and comparison of sustainability schemes.

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World coffee trade –an overview

Coffee is an important commodity in the world economy, accounting for trade worth approximately US$ 16.5 billion in calendar year 2010, when some 97 million bags of 60 kg (5.8 million tons) were shipped. World production in coffee year 2010/11 is estimated at 131 million bags (7.8 million tons) while consumption in calendar year 2010 is estimated at 135 million bags (8.1 million tons).

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