Coffee Exports

Honduran Coffee Exports Fall Nearly 30% In June

Honduran coffee exports dropped 29.6% in June from a year earlier after farmers cut production because of drought and low global prices, national coffee institute IHCAFE said on Wednesday.

COVID Challenges Persist For Coffee

COVID cases in Brazil have been trending higher, with several major cities extending or beginning lockdowns, including São Luis and São Paulo (where cases have been especially high). To date, though, the virus has had a limited impact on Brazil’s coffee exports—which rose 9% in April—but it’s expected to have a devastating impact on the nation’s economy in the months ahead. The fact that coffee prices were in decline for most of April, however, testifies to the virus’s limited impact on Brazil’s coffee production to date.

Coffee Export Growth Continues Apace

Uganda’s coffee exports grew strongly in March compared to a year earlier, figures from the regulator showed, but declined from the previous month due to a fall in prices.