Coffee exports from India, Asia s third-largest producer and exporter of coffee, increased by 9.36 per cent to 3,76,873 tonne in the year ending September 2017, buoyed by higher global prices, according to state-run Coffee Board.
The country’s export coffee shipments stood at 3,44,613 tonne in the previous marketing year.
“Two factors contributed to higher shipments in 2016-17. Firstly, there was enough domestic supply to meet the export demand.Secondly, global prices were higher” said an official.
Coffee exports remained robust both in terms of volume and value in 2016-17, he said.