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A five-year agriculture program supported with U.S. dollars recently ended with about 40,000 farmers showing improvement in production and expansion of export markets. Now, a new initiative begins to push those accomplishments even further. Read more

Coffee Report

Indian tea exports to Pakistan have dropped by half. Re-exports of Indian tea through the United Arab Emirates typically fill the gap when political tensions rise between these two nations, but not this time. Read more

Tea Report

Ecuador is a small coffee producing country that has come into focus lately as an emerging source of high-quality, high-grown specialty arabica. Read more

Features

Farmers at the local tea harvest festival in Darbaq, in Iran’s Gilan province, were buoyant on good yields through mid-July. Iran’s Tea Factories Syndicate reported an 18% increase in volume to 50,309 metric tons of green leaf Read more

Tea Report

Coffee exports from this African country are up 6% percent over last year, according to government reports. That brings the total export volume to 4.5 million bags or $492 million. About 15% of that production is in Arabica beans. Read more

Coffee Report

Coffee exports are expected to increase to a record 4 million 60-kilogram bags in the fiscal year 2019-20 as yields improve and more land is set aside for coffee cultivation. Read more

Coffee Report

India withdrew most favored nation trading status with Pakistan immediately following a suicide bombing that killed at least 40 national police and injured hundreds more. India then imposed a 200% duty on any goods imported from Pakistan. Read more

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Global coffee exports grew to 121.8 million 60-kilo bags in 2017/18, according to the International Coffee Organization. Read more

Coffee Report

The government of Uganda this fall took the unusual step of ordering the closure of 95 coffee processing factories in the Kayunga District – a response to concerns that rain-damaged coffee could result in export bans. Read more

Features

Nicaragua’s 44,000 coffee farmers are unable to reliably export coffee due to massive civil unrest that has closed transportation hubs. Read more

News

Officials in Kenya want a larger share of coffee shipments to the United States and plans are being made to make it happen. Read more

Coffee Report

The Philippine government wants to turn around its nation’s coffee industry, reducing coffee bean imports and promoting exports. To reach that goal, officials are setting a new export target. Read more

Coffee Report

When green coffee heading for the United States didn’t arrive on time, news quickly spread. Hanjin Shipping Co. had filed for bankruptcy stranding ships at sea. The news was a clear indication that the global shipping industry was facing a crisis. Read more

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Plans are in the works to increase roasting and help farmers find foreign partners for distribution. Read more

Coffee Report

Concern over the spread of the Zika virus has reached China where coffee shipments already have been held up in Chinese ports. Now exports passing through the United States are under scrutiny. Read more

Coffee Report

Exports for the coffee year ending September marked the first year-on-year decrease in five years, according to the International Coffee Organization. Read more

News

Specialty coffee exporter Bourbon Coffees has unveiled an innovative new recyclable plastic-lined paper sack that holds 30 kilos of green coffee. Read more

Features

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    Background of scattered customs forms

    Background of scattered customs forms to declare the import or export of goods into or from a country during transportation or travel

  • Kaffee, Weltkarte, Kaffeetasse

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    Kaffee, Weltkarte, Kaffeetasse

    Kaffee, Weltkarte, Kaffeetasse

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