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Uganda coffee exports reach a new record high

The East African nation shipped 6.49million bags of coffee worth US$629.8million Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Coronavirus pandemic restrictions in Vietnam coupled with bad weather in Brazil have helped Uganda record a 23% growth in coffee export earnings for the 2020/21 coffee season (October-September) to US$629.8million. Latest data from …

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Uganda coffee exports hit 30-year record

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda exported a record 6.08 million coffee bags in the financial year 2020-2021, the highest total for 12 months in 30 years. Exports for FY20/21 were also worth $559m compared to 5.11m bags worth $496m in FY19/20. The figures were boosted by June’s 618,388 bags worth US$ 58.56m, …

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Coffee export earnings drop

UCDA is hopeful that farmers will reap more in 2020 Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Latest figures indicate that Uganda’s coffee export earnings dropped in 2018/19 season (October-September) but the regulator is optimistic that the industry performance will rebound in 2019/20 season. Coffee, the country’s second largest commodity export …

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High expectations in coffee sector

Good prices, increasing production excite UCDA A coffee replanting initiative, which started nearly five years ago, is expected to boost the country’s crop volumes starting this year. “We are seeing an increase in the coffee export volumes this year as the crops we started planting more than three years ago …

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