Coffee Exports from India

Last Updated: August, 2015

Introduction

In India, coffee is grown in regions that receive 2,500–4,000mm rainfall across more than 100 days, followed by a continuous dry period of a similar duration. Coffee growing areas in the country have diverse climatic conditions, which are suitable for the cultivation of different varieties of coffee. India is one of the 25 biodiversity hotspots of the world. It is home to 331 species of butterflies, followed by amphibians (121), reptiles (157), birds (508), mammals (120). In addition, there are a large number of orchids and medicinal and aromatic plants in the country.

Key Markets and Export Destinations

  • India is the third-largest producer and exporter of coffee in Asia, and the sixth-largest producer and fifth-largest exporter of coffee in the world. 
  • The country accounts for 3.9 per cent of the global coffee production. The Arabica and Robusta varieties accounted for 30 per cent (98,000 MT) and 70 per cent (229,000 MT) of India’s overall coffee production, respectively, in 2014–15.
  • Of the total coffee produced in India, ~70 per cent is exported and ~30 per cent is consumed domestically. In 2014, coffee consumption in India was 115.02 million  kg.
  • In 2014–15, India's coffee export volume was 286,545 metric tonnes and value was US$ 810.1 million.

COFFEE BOARD OF INDIA

  • The Coffee Board of India is engaged in the research, development, extension, quality upgrade, market information, and domestic and international promotion of Indian coffee. Since 2002, the board has been conducting the India International Coffee Festival, a biennial event held in India in collaboration with other industry stakeholders.

The overall production of coffee is expected to reach 355,600 MT in 2015-16, up by 8 per cent Y-o-Y.

Source:
Coffee Board

COFFEE E-BROCHURE

Other Export Promotion Councils:

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.

Coffee

No 1, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi
Bangalore – 560001,
Karnataka
India

Tel.:+91-80-22266991-994
Fax: +91-80-22255557
Website: www.indiacoffee.org

The overall production of coffee is expected to reach 355,600 MT in 2015-16, up by 8 per cent Y-o-Y.

Source:
Coffee Board

Exports

Coffee Exports from India

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