MARKET PRICE TRENDS & QUOTES

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All goods are Ethiopian origin, FOB Djibouti, and quotes are accurate as of date of published so please check for latest prices.

    # Date Commodity Grade FOB Price / MT Availability
    1 27/11/2018 Pinto beans Machine cleaned 450 USD 1,500 MT
    2 27/11/2018 White pea beans Machine cleaned 670 USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    3 27/11/2018 Humera sesame Grade 1 1,850 USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    4 16/11/2018 Desi chickpea Machine cleaned 570 USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    5 16/11/2018 Kabuli chickpea Machine cleaned 600 USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    6 16/11/2018 Soyabean Machine cleaned 480 USD 1,000 MT
    7 11/11/2018 Red kidney bean Machine cleaned 380 USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.

    Exhibit 1: Long-term Humera FOB export price trends

    Notes:
    1. H1 = 99% purity, H2 = 97% purity, H3 = 95% purity, H4 = 93% purity
    2. Click and drag to zoom in
    3. FOB export prices are break-even prices
    4. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 2: Long-term Wollega FOB export price trends

    Notes:
    1. W2 = 97% purity, W3 = 95% purity, W4 = 93% purity, W5 = 90% purity
    2. Click and drag to zoom in
    3. FOB export prices are break-even prices
    4. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 3: One-year ECX sesame trading weekly volumes

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 4: Long-term monthly Ethiopian sesame exports

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. Export data does not equal ECX trading data
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Revenue & Customs Authority


    Exhibit 5: Long-term daily realised sesame volatility

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. One-week realised volatility shown as daily realised price movements
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 6: Long-term WPB FOB price trends

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. FOB prices are ECX input prices, further processing is required to get to standardised export grades
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd., Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 2: Long-term unwashed commercial grade coffee FOB prices

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. FOB prices are ECX input prices, further processing is required to get to standardised export grades
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd., Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 3: Weekly ECX coffee trading volumes

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. These are popular coffee types to demonstrate trends but not representative of total ECX volume trends
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd., Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 4: Long-term monthly Ethiopian coffee exports

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. Export data does not equal ECX trading data
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Revenue & Customs Authority