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The figure is down 12% from that of 2021 due to heavy rainfall
 
  • In 2022, coffee exports declined 8% to just over 11.4 million 60-kg bags of green coffee from 12.4 million bags sold abroad in 2021.
Bogotá, January 4, 2023 (FNC Press Office) – The annual registered coffee production of Colombia, the world’s largest producer of mild washed Arabica, closed 2022 at almost 11.1 million 60-kg bags, down 12% from almost 12, 6 million bags in 2021.
This figure is the result of excess rainfall due to a prolonged La Niña event in the last two and a half years.
In December, production fell 29% to 981,000 bags from almost 1.4 million bags produced in the same month of 2021.
And so far this coffee year (October-December 2022), production exceeded 2.9 million bags, down 17% from over 3.5 million bags produced in the same previous period.
Exports decline 8% in 2022
In 2022, coffee exports declined 8% to just over 11.4 million 60-kg bags of green coffee from over 12.4 million bags sold abroad in 2021.
In December, exports fell 12% to just over one million bags versus the almost 1.2 million exported in the same month of 2021.
And so far this coffee year exports exceeded 2.8 million 60-kg bags, down 14% from the almost 3.3 million bags exported in the same previous period.