Which Country Exports the Most Green Coffee in the World?

Beverage Crops February 01, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global green coffee exports amounted to 7,369 thousand tonnes in 2015, declining by -3.3% against the previous year level. Overall, the global green coffee exports indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% over the last eight years.

The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012, when the output figure increased by +81% from the previous year level. In that year, the global green coffee exports attained its maximum volume of 12,529 thousand tonnes. From 2013 to 2015, the total green coffee exports growth failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, global exports amounted to $18,345 million in 2015. Overall, the value of global exports increased tangibly from 2007 to 2015, expanding at an average annual rate of +4.6%. This trend pattern, however, indicated relatively mild fluctuations throughout the analyzed period.

Top Green Coffee Exporting Countries in the World

1. Brazil (2005K Tonnes)

2. Viet Nam (1259K Tonnes)

3. Colombia (711K Tonnes)

4. Indonesia (500K Tonnes)

5. Angola (397K Tonnes)

6. Ethiopia (234K Tonnes)

7. Uganda (219K Tonnes)

Green Coffee Imports By Country

The countries with the highest levels of the green coffee exports in 2015 were Brazil (2,005 thousand tonnes), Viet Nam (1,259 thousand tonnes), Colombia (711 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 54% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of green coffee exports among the main exporting countries was attained by Brazil (+3.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the country with the largest volume of exports of green coffee in absolute volumes was Brazil (5,555 million USD), making up 30% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Colombia (2,527 million USD), with a share of 14% of global exports. Moreover, green coffee exports in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second largest importer, Colombia (2,527 million USD), twofold. It was followed by Viet Nam with a share of 13%.

From 2007 to 2015, an average annual growth rate of green coffee exports in Brazil was at +6.4%. The remaining exporting countries experienced the following average annual growth rates: Colombia (+5.0% per year) and Viet Nam (+2.6% per year).

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Source: World: Coffee (Green) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025