"We revised our estimates after we got more recent data from the regions," said Noer Madjid, executive secretary at the Association of Indonesian Coffee Exporters
. The lower-than-expected Indonesian harvest may ease a glut in world markets caused by Brazil, which harvested its biggest crop in 11 years.
The executive secretary of the Association of Indonesian Coffee Exporters
, Rachim Kartabrata, told state news agency Antara that Indonesia's coffee exports topped US$900 million last year, with the figure for this year predicted at only $630 million.