Stamps on Coffee – East Timor 2002.
East Timor or Timor Leste is an island Country in South East Asia. It was colonised by Portugal in 16th Century and gained Independence from Portugal in 1975 but was invaded by Indonesia until it became a Sovereign state on 20 May 2002 and joined UNO , it is also a member of ASEAN. It is the only country in Asia to be totally located in Southern Hemisphere. Currency is US Dollars.
East Timor issued a beautiful stamp of One Dollar on Coffee on 20 May 2002. Coffee is second largest exported item generating $ 10 Million a year and Starbucks is a major purchaser of East Timorese Coffee.