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Coffee Commodities Project Andrew and Christopher

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  • 1. By Andrew Goodwin and Chris Sta. Romana
  • 2.
    • Coffee production originated in Africa
    • Spread along the belt between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn
    Top eight coffee producers : Brazil Columbia Indonesia Vietnam Mexico Ethiopia India Guatemala
  • 3.
    • Coffee is harvested by farmers through the methods of:
    • Selective Picking – picking ripe coffee cherries by hand
    • Stripping – stripping trees of all coffee cherries
    • Mechanical harvesting – using a harvesting machine
  • 4.
    • The two types of coffee exchange:
    • Money exchange
    • &
    • Futures exchange
    Futures are bought and sold at the New York Coffee Exchange
  • 5.
    • International Coffee Agreement
    • Future/Past agreements
    • Demand & Supply fluctuations
  • 6. Economic Models
    • Decrease of supply
    • Higher Prices
    • Increase of supply
    • Lower Prices
  • 7.
    • War
    • Natural Disasters
    • Agreements
    • Government Intervention
  • 8.
    • International Coffee Organization
    • Established in 1963
    • Since then has created seven International Coffee Agreements in :
      • 1962
      • 1968
      • 1976
      • 1983
      • 1994
      • 2001
      • 2007
  • 9.
    • Rising Prices
    • Surplus
  • 10.
    • &quot;About ICO.&quot; International Coffee Organization (2007) 31 Oct 2008 <http://www.ico.org/history.asp>.
    • &quot;Coffee speculators smell a deal as price of beans go up.&quot; The News Tribune . 5 Mar. 2008. 31 Oct. 2008 <http://www.thenewstribune.com/business/story/300871.html>.
    • &quot;Coffee Trade: New York Coffee Exchange.&quot; Market (2006) 31 Oct 2008 <http://www.coffeeresearch.org/market/coffeemarket.htm>.
    • Egberts, Douwe. &quot;The World Coffee Trade.&quot; Inside Coffee Trade (2003) 29 Oct 2008 <http://www.hollandbymail.com/coffee/coffee_trade.html>.
    • Harford, Tim. &quot;The Economics of The Price of Coffee.&quot; Economic Essays . 31 Oct. 2008 <http://www.economicshelp.org/2007/03/economics-of-price-of-coffee.html>.
    • &quot;Harvesting Coffee Beans.&quot; Agriculture (2006) 29 Oct 2008<http://www.coffeeresearch.org/agriculture/harvesting.htm>.
    • &quot;International Coffee Organization - History.&quot; Interational Coffee Organization . 29 Oct. 2008 <http://www.ico.org/history.asp>.
    • &quot;Major Coffee Producers.&quot; National Geographic (1999) 29 Oct 2008 <http://www.nationalgeographic.com/coffee/ax/frame.html>.
    • Richardson, Paul. &quot;Speculator buying may push coffee beyond fundamental levels: analysts.&quot; The China Post . 18 Feb. 2008. 29 Oct. 2008 <http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/africa/2008/02/18/143349/speculator-buying.htm>.