The MoIT’s Import and Export Department cited statistics released by the International Trade Center (ITC) which indicate that Poland's coffee imports throughout the 2015 to 2019 period grew by an average of 6.5% annually, from 141,144 tonnes in 2015 to a total of 181,086 tonnes in 2019.
During the nine-month period, the Eastern European country’s coffee imports reached 136,300 tonnes with a value of US$448.71 million, showing an increase of 2.7% in volume and 6.7% in value from the same period in 2019.
Most notably, the average import price of coffee within the Polish market witnessed a surge of 3.9% to US$3,291 per tonne compared to last year’s corresponding period.
Throughout the reviewed period, Poland increased its coffee imports from the majority of its regular markets, although imports from both Germany and Uganda declined.
The figures indicate that the Eastern European nation increased coffee imports from Vietnam by 30.6% in volume and 27.1% in value, with the Vietnamese coffee’s market share in the European nation's total imports accounting for 8.13%.
According to statistics released by the Import and Export Department, the domestic coffee price at the start of the year saw a decrease, with coffee prices falling from VND700 to VND800 per kilo.