Colombian coffee offer decrease

The situation is favorable to other producers in the region, including those in Central America, which has seen coffee prices increase.

Monday, January 26, 2009

According article from Reuters in America Economia, "The supply of Colombian coffee to European markets this week was very low, and as a result European coffee toasters are urgently seeking various alternatives, operators said on Friday.

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Price of Arabica Coffee to Rise 24%

September 2009

Current low prices plus an increase in world demand will push the New York price of Arabica Coffee to $1.55 per pound.

"Arabica Coffee futures in New York could rise 24% by the end of the year, because coffee mixers will demand more of the variety to compensate the alternative supply of Robusta grains, said Mark Hensen, director of CPM Group", as noted by ElNuevoHerald.com.

More Downward Pressure on Price of Coffee

December 2012

Very good harvests in Vietnam and Brazil, and a drop in European demand are the factors affecting prices, which continue to decline.

Added to a persistent decline in the international prices, is the extensive affect on Central American harvests of the "Roya" blight, that is affecting an estimated 80% of plantations. The effects of the pest will be felt not only in the present harvest, but in the next.

Coffee Prices On the Rise

June 2010

The international price of coffee has increased 30% in the past two weeks.

Nestor Osorio, president of the International Coffee Organization, explained the hike as a result of ‘speculation’ and ‘nervousness’.

“The price of Arabica Coffee went abruptly up by 10%, reaching a 12-year high in the futures market in New York.

Colombian Coffee Scarcity Distorts Markets

June 2009

The scarce supply of Colombian coffee is causing big distortions in international markets.

In New York’s market, premium Colombian coffee is trading at very high prices, averaging $0.70 per pound, because of the shortage in supply from the South American country, caused by bad climate and a plan for reforestation.

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