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70 Percent of Coffee in Egypt Come from Indonesia

VOI NEWS 09.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 10.11.2017

Around 70 percent of Coffee in Egypt are imported from Indonesia. The Robusta Coffee comes from the provinces of Lampung, Bali, Aceh and West Sumatera. It was stated by Indonesian Trade Attaché in Egypt, Burman Rahman in Cairo recently. The from Indonesia imported coffee is Robusta coffee. Meanwhile, Egypt imports Arabica coffee from Brazil, Mexico and Vietnam.

“They purchase Arabica coffee from Brazil, Mexico and Vietnam and other Asian countries. We try to sell more coffee, if possible 80 percent of coffee in Egypt come from Indonesia. The Arabica coffee would be only nearly 10 percent,” he said.

Burhan Rahman said the Indonesian coffee would still be a prima donna of all imported commodities from Indonesia in Egypt until 2018. It was seen in trade transactions at the Trade Expo Indonesia in last October in Jakarta. 3 Egyptian Importers had purchased Indonesian coffee with a total value of 30 Million US Dollars. In this year Egypt earns 6 Primaduta Awards from President Joko Widodo, with 5 of them went to coffee importers. (retno/trans r)


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