Brazil is the world’s biggest coffee-producing country and fulfils about 40% of the demand by supplies to other countries. Brazil’s coffee exports are the highest in the world since it produces one-third of the coffee made in other countries.
The total amount of coffee produced in Brazil for 2021 represents a drop as per different sources. Yet the value of exports for Brazilian coffee didn’t seem to decline. Even in a pandemic-struck world, the exports only grew and are expected to grow further.
Brazilian Coffee Exports (2017-2021)
Brazil’s coffee exports historical data represented below features the number of exports Brazil made in the past five years. In 2012, the exports amounted to $5.7 billion, followed by $4.5 billion and $6 billion in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Following 2015, the exports declined with total exports amounting to $5.5 billion, followed by $4.8 billion in 2016 representing a decline.
In 2017, the total exports amounted to $4.6 billion, followed by $4.3 billion in 2018 and $4.5 billion in 2019 respectively. Since 2019, values represented a constant growth in the exports of Brazil’s coffee. In 2020, the total exports amounted to $4.9 billion and $5.8 billion in 2021, representing an increase of $442.7 million (9.7%) and $836.9 million (16.7%) respectively.
Brazil’s Coffee Exports – By Country
The top exporting countries featured below provide the list of names with their respective export value according to Brazil export data 2021. The top 5 exporting countries for Brazil’s coffee exports are—the US (19.3%), Germany (18.3%), Belgium (8.5%), Italy (8.2%), and Japan (6.9%). Check the full list of top countries below in the chart.
Brazil’s Coffee Exports – Quarterly
The export data of Brazil represented below provides quarterly values of the Brazilian coffee exports. The time period follows the first quarter of 2021 to the second quarter of 2022. The exports started off impressively at the beginning of 2021 with total exports amounting to $1.42 billion. The value of exports declined from Q2-2021 till the next quarter (Q3-2021).
The fourth quarter picked up exports with an amount of $1.85 billion, followed by the next quarter and the beginning of 2022 with total exports of $2.31 billion. In Q2-2022, the value of exports decreased by $321.57 million with a percentile of 13.88% decrease. This indicates that Brazil’s coffee exports declined in 2022, but values are still comparatively higher than in 2021.
Exports Growth In 2022 So Far
The year-on-year growth for Brazil’s coffee represented below features the comparison between the values of exports for 2021 and 2022. The time period taken into account for both years is as per the availability of Brazil exports in 2022. The export values of the first quarter and second quarter for both the years are taken into account for year-on-year comparisons.
As shown in the infographic above, the total increase in Brazil’s coffee exports for 2022 amounted to $1.57 billion. The percentile increase in 2022 as compared to the previous year accounted for 57.67%, showing promising growth for the exports by the end of this year.
Brazil’s climate conditions with a large plantation area for the cultivation of coffee is one of the top reasons why Brazil is the biggest coffee-producing country in the world. The two top varieties of coffee, namely, Arabica and Robusta, account for about 70:30 of total production.