11th National Symposium on Coffee Agribusiness (Agrocafé), Brazil
8 March 2010
The Executive Director, Mr Néstor Osorio, was invited to speak at the 11th Agrocafé symposium which took place in Salvador, Brazil from 8 - 10 March 2010, chaired by Mr João Lopes Araújo, President of Assocafé. The Governor of Bahia and the Secretaries of Agriculture of Bahia, Paraná, São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo were present at the Opening Session. In his presentation, Mr Osorio gave an overview of the world coffee market and analysed trends in world production and patterns of consumption in different markets, with emphasis on developments in producing countries and emerging markets. He also reported on the highlights and conclusions of the recent World Coffee Conference which took place in Guatemala from 26 to 28 February, and on the 104th Session of the International Coffee Council from 1 to 4 March. During his intervention, the Executive Director appealed to members of the Brazilian Parliament to ratify the 2007 Agreement, which has already been signed by the Government.
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