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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:9, September, 2017

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(9): 346-355

Study on Export and Retail Price Behavior of Coffee Seed in India: An Econometric Analysis
N. Ashoka1*, Balachandra K. Naik2 and G. Anupama3a
1Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Horticulture, Munirabad,Koppal, Karnataka-583233, India
2Department of Agribusiness Management, College of Agriculture, UAS, Dharwad-580005, India
3Horticulture Training Centre, Munirabad, Koppal, Karnataka-583233, India
*Corresponding author

Coffee is of great significance in the world economy as the largest single commodity entering the international trade, after petroleum and petroleum products. The issue of spatial market integration lies at the heart of major coffee markets. The consumption of coffee mainly concentrated in southern India, three major metropolitan cities i.e., Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai were considered for the study. The data on monthly retail prices of coffee seed were collected from Coffee Board, Bengaluru. The Linear trend analysis, co-integration technique and Markov chain model applied for the analytical work. The results indicated that, increased trend over the study period for both Arabica plantation ‘A’ and Robusta cherry ‘AB’ seed retail coffee and the retail prices of seed coffee of Arabica plantation ‘A’ and Robusta cherry ‘AB’ coffee at Chennai and Hyderabad markets are influenced by respective prices at Bengaluru market to a substantial extent but not vice-versa. Therefore, Bengaluru market is the prime price leader for marketing of seed coffee in India. The transitional probability analysis witnessed Italy and Germany were stable importers of Arabica plantation seed coffee from India. Greece lost entire share of import of Robusta cherry seed coffee from India during the study period.

Keywords: Arabica plantation ‘A’, Bengaluru, Co-integration, Markov chain, Robusta cherry ‘AB’, trend.

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Ashoka, N., Balachandra, K. Naik and Anupama, G. 2017. Study on Export and Retail Price Behavior of Coffee Seed in India: An Econometric Analysis.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 346-355. doi:
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