Reduction in Nicaraguan Coffee Exports

The National Coffee Commission foresees a decline of $100 million in export values for the 2008 - 2009 cycle.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Walter Navas, Director of Conacafé informed Elperiodico.com.ni: "It is estimated that 1.3 million quintals of coffee will exported this year, while the previous harvest allowed the foreign sale of 2 million quintals. About $150 million in exports will be generated by the 2009 - 2010 harvest, while the previous cycle, he said, produced $262 million."



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Guatemala: Coffee Exports Down 38%

November 2013

In October 2012 80,771 bags of coffee weighing 60 kilos were exported compared to 129,471 bags in the same month in 2012.

The data was confirmed by the National Coffee Association (Anacafé) . The current season began in October 2013 and ended in September 2014.

" ... Sales of the 2012-2013 coffee harvest totaled 3,706,622 bags of 60 kilos, a slight decrease compared to the 3,719,829 bags sold last season, despite plantations having been ravaged by the rust blight," reported Elperiodico.com.gt review.

Nicaragua: Coffee Harvest Exceeds Forecasts

October 2012

A difference of 400 million quintals from the previous projections (1.9 million) and the final export figures (2.3 million) suggest grain smuggling from Honduras.

An article in Prensa.com.ni reports that, according to statistics from the Center for Export Procedures (Cetrex), the 2011-2012 coffee harvest was 2.3 million quintals, well above the 2.09 million of the previous harvest, and 400 million quintals above earlier projections of the harvest, which was of 1.900 million quintals.

Guatemala: Record Coffee Sales

September 2011

Foreign exchange earnings from exports of the aromatic 2010-11 crop will total $1,100 million.

The $1,100 million figure, represents a 59% increase compared to the 2009-10 harvest ($ 691.4 million), according to the National Coffee Association (Anacafe).

The record revenues are the result of the excellent prices which coffee reached during the 2010/2011 production, an average of $289 per quintal.

Production of Salvador coffee could drop by 3.7%

October 2008

The Salvadoran Coffee Council (CSC) expects a slight drop in the coffee harvest for this year.

Ricardo Espitia, director of the institution, is predicting a harvest of 2 million quintals, which would mean a decrease of 3.7%.
Up to now, they have sold 25% of the harvest (some 465,000 quintals) in the futures market at an average price of 144 dollars.

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