(Note: Revised to include sections on trade and stocks.) Ethiopia is Africa’s leading coffee producer and the fifth largest in the world. MY15/16 production is forecast at 6.508 million bags (390,500 metric tons), slightly under the record levels expected during the previous year. Exports are expected to continue their upward trend for their fifth consecutive year with MY15/16 exports forecast to hit a record at 3.52 million bags (211,200 metric tons). Consumption in MY15/16 is forecast to contract to 2.995 million bags (179,700 metric tons), retreating slightly from the previous year’s record.