LONDON: Global coffee exports rose 2.6 percent in June from a year earlier to 10.45 million 60kg bags, data from the International Coffee Organization (ICO) showed on Wednesday.
For the first nine months of the 2017/18 season, which began on Oct. 1, coffee exports rose 0.3 percent to total 90.86 million bags.
Arabica coffee exports in June were at 6.51 million bags, a decline of 0.4 percent from the same month last season.
Cumulative arabica exports for the season to date fell 1.5 percent to 57.06 million bags.
Robusta coffee exports rose 7.9 percent in June from a year earlier to 3.95 million bags.
Cumulative robusta exports for the season to date rose 3.6 percent to 33.8 million bags.