Rescue workers from Japan to Singapore are rushing to the Philippines after the year’s most powerful typhoon flattened buildings and unleashed storm surges that may have killed as many as 10,000 people, and as a new storm approaches.
Coffee production from Dak Lak in Vietnam, the principal growing region in the world’s largest robusta producer, may increase 5.3 percent after good weather aided flowering, according to the local government.
Coffee harvesting in Vietnam, the world’s second-biggest producer, has been delayed by rains, according to officials and executives in Dak Lak, the biggest growing region. Robusta futures in London advanced.
Coffee farmers in Vietnam, the biggest producer of robusta used in instant drinks, have the largest stockpiles of unsold beans in four years as they prepare for a record harvest, according to a survey. Prices advanced.