Export Impact For Good

 
Countries / Territories

  • Summary data

    • Population: 61.7 million.
    • 2007 green bean imports: 4.096 million bags; Brazils led with 25%.
    • Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Peru, represented 61% of total 2007 green bean imports.
    • Estimated shares: arabica 51%, robusta 30% and 18% unspecified.
    • Imports of roasted coffee were 1.696 million bags (GBE); exports of processed coffee (all forms) were 766,000 bags, of which 552,000 bags were soluble coffee.
    • ICO data put 2007 per capita consumption at 5.47 kg, while ECF data put it at 5.51 kg.
    • Kraft Foods and Sara Lee/DE account for 60% or more of the roast and ground market by volume. Nestlé accounts for almost two-thirds of the soluble market.

     2008 estimates 

    • Gross imports all forms 6.2 mln bags of which
    • Green bean 3.7 mln bags. Main suppliers Brazil 0.9 mln; EU 0.7 mln; Vietnam 0.5 mln; Colombia 0.3 mln and Ethiopia 0.2 mln bags;
    • R&G 1.9 mln bags GBE (EU 1.5 mln; Switzerland 0.2 mln);
    • Soluble 0.6 mln bags GBE, mostly ex EU countries;
    • Re-exports green bean 148,000 bags of which 120,000 to EU countries;
    • Re-exports R&G 270,000 bags GBE of which 224,000 to EU countries;
    • Re-exports Soluble 534,000 bags GBE of which 365,000 to EU countries;
    • ICO data put 2008 per capita consumption at 4.99 kg. 

    06/2009