Recent news articles discuss coffee hitting multi-year highs. Poor weather in major producing countries like Brazil
and Columbia, surging global demand, and speculative buying has fueled the price movement in coffee. Below you can find
links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price coffee. Before you start investing in the coffee
commodities market you should do your own research.
1. Bloomberg.com “Coffee Futures Tumble to 20-Week Low on Brazil Outlook" July 10, 2014
futures plunged 5.7 percent to a 20-week low on speculation that demand will ease as more supplies become available from Brazil,
the world’s top producer and exporter.
2. Bloomberg “Coffee Defies Gravity, Surges to 26-Month
High on Brazil” April 23, 2104
jumped to the highest in more than two years yesterday, after drought damage in Brazil prompted Volcafe Ltd. to cut its outlook
for the crop in the South American country, the world’s top grower and exporter.
3. Bloomberg.com "Coffee
Falls as Stockpiles, Vietnamese Exports Rise" December 28, 2012
Robusta coffee fell for the first time in seven sessions in London as exchange-monitored stockpiles advanced
and exports from top grower Vietnam are set to jump this year.
4. Bloomberg.com "Vietnam Coffee Farmers
Seen Harvesting 35% of Crop, Selling 15%" November 16, 2012
Vietnam's 2012-13 crop may be similar to the record 26.5 million bags produced last season,
according to Andrea Thompson, the Belfast, Northern Ireland-based head of research and analysis at CoffeeNetwork, a unit of
broker INTL FCStone Inc.
5. Bloomberg.com "Coffee Futures Surge on Supply Concerns: Commodities at Close"
September 10, 2012
Arabica-coffee futures climbed the most
since January 2009 on speculation that supplies will tighten in South America, the world’s top producing region.
6. Bloomberg.com "Colombia's
Coffee Crop May Be Below 7 Million Bags, Volcafe Says" April 20, 2012
Coffee production in Colombia, the world's second-biggest arabica grower, may be less than 7 million
bags in the current season because of rainstorms, said Volcaf.
7. Bloomberg.com “Brazilian Coffee Prices Tumble as Producers
Sell, Brokers Say” February 3, 2012
Coffee prices in Brazil, the world’s largest producer, tumbled this week as growers sold after holding onto
beans in a bid to boost prices, according to brokers Flavour Coffee and Cazarini Trading Co.
8. Bloomberg.com "Coffee
Falls on Signs Global Supply to Gain; Sugar, Cocoa Rise" January 17, 2012
Coffee futures fell to a one-week low in New
York on signs that global production will increase. The worldwide coffee market may have a surplus in the season starting
in October as output expands in Brazil. Global production will be 132.4 million bags in the current season, up 3 percent
from a December forecast.