Coffee prices stabilize above the 200 US cents/lb mark.
8 February 2022
Coffee prices climbed higher in January 2022, reaching 204.29 US cents/lb, as the consistent rise observed in 2021 continues. The ICO Composite price has shown a continuous month on month increase for 16 months in a row. The intra-day volatility of the ICO composite indicator price decreased by 1.8 percentage points to 8.3% in January 2022. The arbitrage between Arabica and Robusta coffees, as measured on the New York and London futures markets, increased by 3.9% to 135.07 US cents/lb in January 2022. Within the space of a year arbitrage between the two futures markets has doubled, from 67.05 US cents/lb in January 2021 to 135.07 in January 2022. Certified stocks on major coffee exchanges continued to decline in January 2022, falling by 16.2% and 5.4% in New York and London, respectively. Find out more in the ICO's latest Coffee Market Report>>
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(US cents/lb) 2/2/2023
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ICO Coffee Break Series
The ICO has released research on the impact of covid-19 on the global coffee industry.
- Impact of covid-19 on the global coffee sector: The Demand Side (April 2020)
- Volatile coffee prices: covid-19 and market fundamentals (May 2020)
- Impact of covid-19 on the global coffee sector: Survey of ICO exporting Members (July 2020)
Coffee Development Report 2019. Growing for prosperity: Economic viability as the catalyst for a sustainable coffee sector (Published October 2019)
Futures markets: the role of non-commercial traders (Published March 2019)
Profitability of coffee farming in selected Latin American countries - interim report (Published March 2019)
Survey on the impact of low coffee prices on exporting countries (Published March 2019)
Emerging coffee markets: South and East Asia (Published September 2018)
Guide to Access Green and Climate Funding: The Global Environment Facility (Published October 2018)
Role of coffee futures markets in discovering prices for Latin American producers (Published September 2018)
National Quality Standards (Published September 2018)
Gender equality in the coffee sector (Published September 2018)
Maximum residue limits (Published September 2018)
Country Coffee Profile: Ghana (Published September 2018)
Mixtures and substitutes (Published September 2018)
Gender equality in the coffee sector (Published April 2018)
Development of coffee trade flows (Published April 2018)
ICO Coffee Library
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