World coffee prices rose 4.6% in Dec – ICO

World’s coffee prices in December increased by 4.6% to 114.74 US cents per pound as prices of Arabica varieties increased, according to the International Coffee Organization (ICO). The largest increase was seen in the price of Brazilian Naturals, which grew by 8% during the period to 114.96 cents per pound, which is the highest increase […]

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Indian coffee exporters unable to cash in on high global prices of coffee


International prices of coffee have gone up by almost 35 per cent while in India, the price rise has been subdued at 15 per cent. Global coffee prices have trended higher over the past three weeks, with arabica posting a five-month high and robusta coffee climbing to an eighteen-month high last week. Prices of robusta stood at $1,430 […]

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India’s coffee industry battles pandemic blues, tries to innovate as customers stay home


As the months of social distancing and work from home stretches on following the limited opening up of the economy to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, more and more people are turning into their own baristas. Instant, artisanal, filter coffees and coffee beans are flying off the shelves at grocery marts as stay-at-home […]

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India sees trade surplus for the first time in 18 years as imports fall higher than exports

India’s exports fell for the fourth straight month in June as shipments of key segments like petroleum and textiles declined, but the country’s trade turned surplus for the first time in 18 years as imports dropped by a steeper 47.59 per cent. Exports in value terms declined by 12.41 per cent to $21.91 billion in […]

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