The following countries posted the highest positive net exports for coffee during 2017. Investopedia defines net exports as the value of a country’s total exports minus the value of its total imports. Thus, the statistics below present the surplus between the value of each country’s coffee exports and its import purchases for that same commodity.
- Brazil: US$4.8 billion (net export surplus down -15.8% since 2012)
- Vietnam: $3.1 billion (down -10.5%)
- Colombia: $2.4 billion (up 37.3%)
- Switzerland: $1.4 billion (up 36.8%)
- Indonesia: $960.1 million (down -15.2%)
- Honduras: $858.9 million (down -38.9%)
- Guatemala: $760.5 million (down -20.6%)
- Peru: $755.1 million (down -26%)
- Ethiopia: $736.3 million (down -17.3%)
- India: $436.9 million (down -10.3%)
- Nicaragua: $433.5 million (down -16.9%)
- Uganda: $332 million (down -10.4%)
- Costa Rica: $293.8 million (down -29%)
- Kenya: $224.9 million (down -15.9%)
- Papua New Guinea: $187.6 million (down -23.1%)
Brazil has the highest surplus in the international trade of coffee. In turn, this positive cash flow confirms Brazil’s strong competitive advantage for this specific product category.
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