Coffee shipments from India, including re-exports, reached 2.90 lakh tonnes till October 3, 2019, marginally higher than the corresponding last year’s 2.89 lakh tonnes, according to latest figures released by the Coffee Board.
The marginal increase was on account of higher re-exports, which stood at 70,201 tonnes as against 68,637 tonnes in the same period last year.
Shipments of India-grown beans were marginally higher at 2.20 lakh tonnes as compared to 2.19 lakh tonnes in the same period last year.
In 2018, India’s coffee shipments stood at 3.5 lakh tonnes, down from the record 3.78 lakh tonnes in 2017. Shipments during the fourth quarter of 2018 stood at 63,217 tonnes.