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Coffee Trade Statistics - January 2015

World coffee exports amounted to 8.79 million bags in January 2015, compared with 8.77 million bags in January 2014. Read more about global coffee exports for the month of January 2015 on our blog>>

Head of Operations Participates in African Sustainability Forum

This month saw the crucial and complex issue of access to agricultural finance pushed onto the coffee sector’s agenda by a group of key coffee stakeholders. Read more on our blog>>

Invitation to 5th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance

The Executive Director has the pleasure of inviting ICO Members, Private Sector Consultative Board (PSCB) associations and observers to the 5th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance. Details on the 5th Forum page>>

The World Needs African Coffee, Says ICO Executive Director at AFCA 2015

The Executive Director of the ICO travelled to Nairobi, Kenya, to attend the 12th African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition hosted by the African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA). He was accompanied by ICO’s Head of Operations, Mr Mauricio Galindo, and ICO’s Chief Economist, Mr Denis Seudieu. Read more on the ICO Blog>>

Photo: Specialty Coffee Associations of America and Europe at ICO

Executive Director Robério Oliveira Silva with leadership from the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) at ICO’s offices in London. View the photo on the ICO Blog>>

Statement by ICO's Executive Director at AFCA 2015

Mr Robério Oliveira Silva delivered opening remarks at the 12th African Fine Coffee Conference & Exhibition in Nairobi Kenya. Read his speech on our blog and let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #AFCA2015. Click to read the speech>>

What We're Reading at the ICO - Dec. 2014/Jan. 2015

We are starting the new year with a joint December 2014/January 2015 blog post on what our staff and our friends are reading in the world of coffee. Read the list.

Coffee Market Report December 2014: Market Ends 2014 at Ten Month Low

Coffee prices continued to slide downwards in December 2014, with the monthly average of the ICO composite indicator at its lowest level since February. Recent estimates from external sources, including the private sector and the USDA, have suggested that production in Brazil in crop year 2015/16 might recover relatively quickly. Read the full report on our blog>>

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Coffee Leaf Rust outbreak

The current epidemic of coffee leaf rust affecting all countries of the region with a 53% incidence is the worst seen since this pest appeared in Central America in 1976.

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ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  26/02/2015
  change
ICO Composite 128.75 -1.6%
Colombian Milds 157.14 -1.8%
Other Milds 162.25 -1.7%
Brazilian Naturals 134.85 -2.1%
Robustas 94.08 -0.7%


4th Consultative Forum on #CoffeeSectorFinance

The 4th Consultative Forum was held in London on 23 September 2014. The event was open to ICO Members, civil society, financial institutions, development professionals, and other actors in the coffee industry. Details>>


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