The country shipped 323,000 tons of coffee worth USD 703 million during the two-month period, marking a fall of 13.1% in volume and 14.6% in value on-year, the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) cited the General Department of Vietnam Customs data.

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Most notably, exports of Robusta and processed coffee in January fell compared to January, 2022, while Arabica coffee exports enjoyed growth.

Statistics compiled by the General Department of Vietnam Customs indicate that Robusta coffee exports in January reached 128,560 tons worth USD 239.5 million, down 27.4% in volume and 28.3% in value on-year.

Exports of Robusta coffee to a number of markets such as Italy, Ecuador, India, and Indonesia in January experienced an upward trend compared to the previous month and against the same period from last year.

Meanwhile, exports of Arabica coffee in January reached 7,210 tons, valued at over USD 27 million, up 16.1% in volume and 4.3% in value year on year.

In particular, exports of Arabica coffee to markets such as Belgium, Germany, Italy, Ireland, and Spain enjoyed strong growth, while exports to the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Japan, and Indonesia endured a downward trajectory.

Source: VNA