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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
18 JUL 2018 5:18PM by PIB Delhi
Indian Coffee in High Demand abroad

Indian Coffee is considered to be one of the best coffees in the world due to its high quality and fetches high premium in the international markets. India’s coffee exports reached an all-time high of 3.95 lakh Metric Tonnes (MT) during 2017-18. The demand of Indian coffee has increased in Germany, Indonesia, USA, Poland, Libya, Spain, Tunisia, Ukraine, Italy and Belgium.

 

The quantum and value of coffee exported from the country during the last three years along with the revenue generated are as under:

Year

Quantity (MT)#

Value (Rs. in crores)

2015-16

3,16,752

5,160.50

2016-17

3,53,089

5,593.90

2017-18*

3,95,014

6,210.00

 

Coffee is primarily an export commodity for India. The demand and consumption in domestic market is about 25% to 30% of country’s coffee production and therefore, does not drastically impact the prices of coffee in the domestic market.

This information was given by the Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, C. R. Chaudhary, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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