Export Impact For Good

 
Countries / Territories

  • Summary data
    • Population: 16.4 million.
    • 2007 green bean imports: 2.599 million bags, this is a net figure, excluding re-exports, based on coffee imported into the Netherlands for roasting; Brazil led with 28%
    • Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Honduras, Uganda, and Peru represented 75% of total 2007 green bean imports.
    • Estimated shares: arabica 67%, robusta 28%, not specified 5%.
    • 2007 imports of roasted coffee were 645,000 bags (GBE); exports 656,000 bags GBE).
    • ICO data put 2007 per capita consumption at 8.4 kg against ECF 6.7 kg.
    • Sara Lee/DE dominates with more than two-thirds of all coffee sales.

    2008 estimates 

    • Gross imports all forms 2.1 mln bags GBE of which
    • Green bean 1.0 mln bags. Main suppliers Brazil 0.3 mln; EU 0.2 mln; Vietnam 0.1 mln;
    • R&G 777,000 bags GBE, almost all ex EU countries;
    • Soluble 250,000 bags GBE of which 182,000 ex EU countries;
    • Re-exports green bean 53,000 bags, almost all to EU countries;
    • Re-exports R&G 732,000 bags GBE, almost all to EU countries;
    • Re-exports Soluble 47,000 bags GBE, various destinations;
    • 2008 per capita data not yet available. 

    NB: it is believed that these estimates may change (considerably) once the European Coffee Federation publishes its 2008 Annual Report.

    06/2009