Export Impact For Good

 
Countries / Territories

  • Summary data

    • Population: 5.3 million.
    • 2007 green bean imports: 1.12 million bags; Brazils led with 42%.
    • Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Kenya represented 84% of 2007 green bean imports. Estimated shares: arabica 98%, robusta 2%.
    • Over 99% of green bean imports reportedly come direct from origin.
    • Imports of processed coffee totalled 87,000 bags (GBE); exports also totalled 149,000 bags.
    • ICO data put 2007 per capita consumption at 12.01 kg, but ECF data put it much lower at 9.7 kgs
    • Four roasters account for 97% of the market.

    2008 estimates

    • Green bean imports 1,172,000 bags. Main suppliers Brazil 500,000; Colombia 238,000; Nicaragua 92,000; Guatemala 78,000;  Honduras 67,000;
    • R&G imports 68,000 bags GBE, almost all ex EU countries;
    • Soluble imports 56,000 bags GBE (EU 34,000; Switzerland 22,000);
    • Re-exports R&G 169,000 bags GBE (EU 129,000; Russia 40,000); 
    • ICO data put 2008 per capita consumption at 12.67 kg.

    06/2009