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Coffee exports up 47% in Jan-Feb

| Updated on: Mar 01, 2011
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Indian coffee exports in the first two months (January-February) of calendar 2011 is up 46.99 per cent at 53,905 tonnes as against previous year's (2010) exports of 36,671 lakh tonnes. Unit value realisation of Indian coffee is up 28.82 per cent at Rs 1.43 lakh a tonne as against last year's Rs 1.11 lakh a tonne.

According to Coffee Board statistics, at the end of February 28, coffee exports in rupee terms were up 88.71 per cent at Rs 774.71crore as against Rs 410.51 crore in 2010. However, in terms of dollar realisation, the exports saw a sharp 102.03 per cent rise at $173.12 million as against $85.69 million.

Coffee Grades

Exports of arabica parchment constituted 14,024 tonnes (last year's exports stood at 8,233 tonnes), arabica cherry 3,561 tonnes (2,381 tonnes), robusta parchment 4,461 tonnes (1,547 tonnes) and robusta cherry 17,414 tonnes (12,426 tonnes) and instant coffee total exports 14,379 (12,059 tonnes).

Top 5 importers

Italy 12,357.4 tonnes (arabica 4,199.3 tonnes, robusta 8,158.1 tonnes), Germany 8,993.3 tonnes (arabica 7,662.1 tonnes, robusta 1,331.2 tonnes), Russian Federation 3,772.3 tonnes (arabica 36.6 tonnes, robusta 3,735.7 tonnes), Belgium 3,203.9 tonnes (arabica 1,517.9 tonnes, robusta 1,686 tonnes), Spain 1,945.8 tonnes (arabica 155.2 tonnes, robusta 1,790.6 tonnes).

Top 5 exporters

The following are the top five exporters: Amalgamated Bean Coffee Ltd 7,945 tonnes (arabica 5,251.1 tonnes, robusta 2,693.9 tonnes), CCL Products-India only robusta 5,597.6 tonnes, Allanasons 4,876.2 tonnes (arabica 1,399.8 tonnes, robusta 3,476.4 tonnes), Bola Surendra Kamath & Sons 3,861 tonnes (arabica 2236.2 tonnes, robusta 1,624.8 tonnes) and NKG Jayanti Coffee 3,836.7 tonnes (arabica 1359.9 tonnes, robusta 2,476.8 tonnes).

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