Feb. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Coffee exports from Brazil, the world’s largest producer and shipper, fell 25 percent in January from a year earlier, Brazil’s Trade Ministry said.
Shipments dropped to 1.95 million bags from 2.59 million bags a year ago, the ministry said today in a report on its website. A bag of coffee weighs 60 kilograms (132 pounds).
The average export price was $286.50 a bag last month, up from $217.50 a year ago.
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