Coffee Traders' Forum - A Discussion about Coffee Futures Trading
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Other reports are kind of questionable imo. Even the GCA Stocks Are dependent on reporting from each individual warehouse. There have been times when a warehouse has not bothered to report their change in stocks for a particular month. Nevertheless, lots of traders rely on the GCA and make decisions based on their reporting.
Please note also that ICE has fixed premiums and discounts attributed to the different origins deliverable. Brazil and Colombia, to name 2, rarely deliver on ICE, virtually never, because the premiums/discounts are not suitable. This is one reason, if not the main one, for the large number of EFP postings during notice period. GT