Wednesday 20 February 2019

Dr Michel Alaby, secretary general and CEO of ABCC

Brazil exports $179m worth coffee to Arab countries

DUBAI, December 19, 2017

Brazil exported 1.09 million 60-kg coffee bags to the Arab world from January to October 2017 generating $179.5 million in revenues, according to the Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council (Cecafé).

Coffee exports to the Arab countries increased 9 per cent in volume during this period, compared to the same period last year, it said.

In total, Brazil exported 24.7 million coffee bags in the first 10 months of 2017, generating $4.2 billion, it added.

Cecafé aims to represent and promote the development of Brazil’s coffee exports industry within a national and international context, through strategic and legal actions, market intelligence, and by carrying out social responsibility projects that strengthen the sustainable image of Brazilian coffee.

Dr Michel Alaby, secretary general and CEO of ABCC, said: “The latest figures released by Cecafé indicates the increasing popularity of Brazilian coffee in the Arab region.”

“Such results highlight the success brought in by the shared commitment by both parties to foster trade relations between Brazil and the Middle East,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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