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This indicator has been normalizing along with export flows

  • In the same month, coffee exports grew 23% to almost 1.1 million 60-kg bags of green coffee from the 887,000 bags exported in September 2020.

Bogotá, October 5, 2021 (FNC Press Office)– In September, coffee production in Colombia, the world’s largest producer of mild washed Arabica, reached 1.2 million 60-kg bags of green coffee, up 22% from the 995,000 bags registered in September 2020.

So far this year (January-September), production exceeded 9 million bags, down 5% from the over 9.5 million bags produced in the same previous period.

And in the last 12 months, which coincide with the coffee year (October 2020-September 2021), production fell 5% to almost 13.4 million 60-kg bags from 14.1 million bags a year earlier.

Exports grow 23% in September

In line with production, Colombian coffee exports grew 23% in September to almost 1.1 million 60-kg bags of green coffee from the 887,000 bags exported in the same month of 2020.

So far this year (January-September), exports reached almost 9.2 million bags, up 3% from the 8.9 million bags exported a year earlier.

And in the last 12 months, which coincide with the coffee year (October 2020-September 2021), exports grew 1% to almost 12.8 million bags from the over 12.6 million bags placed abroad in the same previous period.