World coffee exports amounted to 8.99 million bags in September 2016, compared with 8.89 million bags in September 2015, as per data compiled by the International Coffee Organization (ICO). The exports in coffee year 2015/16 (Oct-15 to Sep-16 period) have fallen by 0.7% to 111.83 million bags compared to 112.65 million bags in the last coffee year.
In the twelve months ending September 2016, exports of Arabica totaled 71.02 million bags compared to 68.83 million bags last year, while Robusta exports amounted to 40.81 million bags compared to 43.82 million bags last year.
On the production front, 148 million number of 60 kg bags of coffee were produced in 2015/16. There is estimated 0.9% increase in global coffee production in 2015/16 compared to 2014/15.