Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Bearish farewell to 2014: “COFFEE: Still no sign of low”

“COFFEE: Still no sign of low”   With that comment  started a broker his  last report of 2014.   ‘ Prices were  lower in the Christmas season  trading.   Selling was seen in all markets as the rains continue to fall … Continue reading

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Reuters Reports Jump in Vietnamese Exports in December, Calendar Year 2014 Exports up 29.7 percent from last year

Vietnam’s coffee exports in December are expected to rise 42.8 percent from last month to 120,000 tonnes, or 2 million bags, the government said on Saturday.  The big increase is partially explained by the fact that November exports were below … Continue reading

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Bloomberg: First, there was a bull-market rally in January, then a bear-market collapse in June, a bull-market rebound in late July and now a bear market selloff in December.

The coffee market is winning the contest for most-volatile commodity this year. First, there was a bull-market rally in January, then a bear-market collapse in June, a bull-market rebound in late July and now — you guessed it — a … Continue reading

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WSJ: Arabica coffee fell back into a bear market Thursday

The coffee market’s on-again-off-again rally is vexing roasters. Arabica coffee fell back into a bear market Thursday, but that doesn’t mean roasters are rushing to buy. Prices for arabica–the world’s most widely consumed variety of coffee–are down more than 20% … Continue reading

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LA Times reports on ‘A Small Section of the World’ an inspiring coffee workers doc

  The film centers on the Asociación de Mujeres Organizadas de Biolley, an organization of female coffee producers in Costa Rica and an Illy supplier. With their husbands and sons uprooted to the Costa Rican capital of San José or … Continue reading

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Asia, where coffee demand is growing faster

Mumbai civil servant Sachin Kenjale regularly ends his day with a steaming cup of instant coffee after trying the drink for the first time with friends around two years ago. Typical of the growing thirst for quick and cheap coffee … Continue reading

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