Export Impact For Good

 
Countries / Territories

  • Summary data

    • Population: 7.5 million.
    • 2007 green bean imports: 1.558 million bags; Brazil led with 33%.
    • Colombia, Vietnam India, Honduras, Guatemala and Costa Rica provided a further 45.5% between them.
    • Estimated shares: arabica 79%, robusta 15%, not specified 6%.
    • Imports of processed coffee were 235,000 bags; exports were 822,000 bags.
    • ICO data put 2007 per capita consumption at 7.93 kg.
    • The main roaster, Migros, accounts for 45% of the market.
    • The re-export of processed coffee continues to grow strongly with R&G. exports rising by 46% and soluble coffee exports by 28% over the year.

    2008 estimates

    • Gross imports all forms 2.0 mln bags GBE of which
    • Green bean 1.7 mln bags. Main suppliers: Brazil 478,000; Colombia 242,000; Vietnam 170,000; India 116,000; Honduras 93,000 bags;
    • R&G 181,000 bags GBE, all ex EU countries;
    • Soluble 95,000 bags GBE of which 87,000 ex EU countries;
    • Re-exports R&G 453,000 bags GBE of which 399,000 to EU countries;
    • Re-exports Soluble 519,000 bags GBE - EU 243,000; Russia 133,000; Australia 50,000;Turkey 33,000;
    • ICO data put 2008 per capita consumption at 9.22 kg, considerably above the 2007 figure.

    06/2009