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CeCafe: Brazil Green Coffee Exports Fall 8.1 Percent in July Year-on-Year

CoffeeNetwork (New York) - The latest data from the Brazil Coffee Export Association (CeCafe) showed that Brazil exported 1.51 million 60-kg bags of green coffee in July, down 8.1% from the 1.65 million 60-kg bags exported during the same month last year.

Arabica exports totaled 1.49 million 60-kg bags, down 6.9% from the 1.61 million 60-kg bags exported in July 2016. Robusta exports totaled 16,346 60-kg bags, down 57.3% from the 38,238 60-kg bags exported in the same month last year.

In the first seven months of the 2017 calendar year (January-July), green coffee exports now total 14.9 million 60-kg bags, down 7.3% from the 16.1 million 60-kg bags exported in the same period last calendar year. Arabica exports are down 5.5% in the first six months of 2017 with 14.8 million 60-kg bags exported and Robusta exports fell 70.6% in the period to 135,044 60-kg bags.

Alexis Rubinstein