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Coffee production in Colombia closed 2022 at 11.1 million bags

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Coffee production in Colombia closed 2022 at 11.1 million bags

The annual production of coffee in Colombia closed 2022 at 11.1 million bags of 60 kg, This figure represents a 12% reduction compared to the almost 12.6 million bags in 2021.

(The coffee harvest reached a record value of $14.5 billion).

This result was due to excess rainfall due to a prolonged phenomenon of La
Girl in the last two and a half years.

According to the National Federation of Colombian Coffee Growers, in December, production fell 29% to 981,000 bags compared to almost 1.4 million bags produced in the same month of 2021.

For its part, so far this coffee year (October-December 2022), production exceeded 2.9 million bags, 17% less compared to the more than 3.5 million bags harvested in the previous period.

Exports fell 8% in 2022

Meanwhile, in 2022 coffee exports decreased 8% to just over 11.4 million 60-kg bags of green coffee compared to more than 12.4 million bags placed on international markets throughout 2021.

(Coffee Guild announces, with concern, drop in coffee prices).

Besides, in December exports fell 12% to just over one million bags versus the almost 1.2 million exported in the same month of 2021.

So far this coffee year, exports exceeded 2.8 million 60-kg bags, 14% less than the almost 3.3 million bags exported in the same previous period.

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