Honduran coffee exports increase 5.5%

3.39 million sacks (60 kilos each) were exported during the 2007/08 harvest which ended in September, way above the 3.22 million for the previous harvest.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Honduras hopes that its coffee exports will grow to 3.64 million sacks for the 2008/09 harvest, said Ihcafe this week.
The second largest coffee producer in Central America is trying to significantly increase the coffee harvest and reach 4.98 million sacks to be exported by 2012/2013 and by investing in the reopening of farms, said Reuters Marcial Flores, director of Ihcafe.



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Honduran Coffee Exports Up 23%

July 2012

In the first nine months of the current coffee harvest, the country has exported 5.8 million quintals, up 23.4% when compared to the same period in last harvest.

In value terms the increase was 6.37%, or $1,218 million compared to the $1,145 from the last harvest.

The manager of the Honduran Coffee Institute (IHCAFE), Victor Hugo Molina, said the increase is due to "better farm management practices and better land cultivation".

Nicaraguan Coffee Exports Increase

November 2011

In the first month of the current 2011-2012 harvest, exports increased by 4% compared to the same period last season.

Foreign sales of coffee in the last October totaled $11.1 million, 3.7% higher than in October 2010 with $10.7 million, according to the Center for Exports (CETREX).

Honduran Coffee Exports Reach $1,240 million

September 2011

Estimates for this season are that 4.5 million quintals of the grain will be sold, exceeding the record high of 4.1 quintals.

An increase in production and high international prices are two of the main reasons behind the growth of coffee exports.

In addition, the benevolence of the weather in recent months has also benefited the sector, which has covered some of the demand that would normally be served by coffee producing countries such as Colombia and Brazil, which have been influenced by bad weather that affected usual production levels..

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August 2008

Cetrex Reports indicate that exports from October 2007 to June 2008 totaled $203.3 million, while from October 2006 to June 2007 they were $133.3 million.

The Center for Export Procedures (Cetrex) pointed to the increase in international coffee prices and increased production on coffee plantations as the cause of the increase in export income.

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