The Uganda Coffee Development Authority today quoted indicative prices for exports of robusta, which accounts for 85 percent of the country’s shipments of the beans.
Uganda is Africa’s second-biggest coffee producer, after Ethiopia, and the continent’s largest robusta coffee producer.
Nearby refers to deliveries to be made within 45 days. Indicative prices are those used by exporters to determine their prices.
Prices, quoted today by the authority, are in U.S. cents a pound, based on free on board rail/truck from Kampala:
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