- Coffee exports rose 6% in the last 12 months to over 13.6 million bags of 60 kg compared to the nearly 12.9 million bags exported in the same previous period.
Bogotá, February 4, 2020 (FNC Press Office)- In January, coffee production in Colombia, the world’s largest producer of mild washed Arabica, reached one million 50,000 bags, down 19% from the almost 1.3 million bags produced in January 2019.
In the last 12 months, production reached 14.5 million 60kg bags, 6% up from the 13.7 million bags produced in the same previous period.
And so far this coffee year (October 2019-January 2020), production reached 5.6 million bags, 13% more than in the same previous period.
Exports rise 6% in last 12 months
In the last 12 months, coffee exports increased 6% to exceed 13.6 million 60kg bags compared to the nearly 12.9 million bags exported in the same period previous.
In January, Colombian coffee exports fell 6% to 1.1 million 60kg bags over the nearly 1.2 million bags sold abroad in the same month of 2019.
And so far this coffee year, sales abroad rose 3% to almost 4.9 million bags from 4.7 million in the same previous period.