Coffee Sales Up 82% in El Salvador

The export volume during December 2010 ended with a sharp rise of 82.5% over what was exported in the same month last year.

Monday, January 17, 2011

The volume recorded was 181.395 bushels, compared to 99.387 bushels exported in December 2009. Export earnings showed better results by increasing 128% and collecting U.S. $ 31.28 million compared to a total of U.S. $ 13.74 million received in December 2009.

The increase in 2010/11 and expected crop prices in international markets have contributed to these achievements.

The average price per quintal exported during the month was U.S. $ 172.44, well above the prior year average price of U.S. $ 138.21 per quintal.

The accumulated export volume for the year 2010/2011, from October/10 to December / 10, recorded a total of 217.714 bushels, an increase of 49.3% over exports during the same period in the previous cycle. Export revenues increased 94.2% to total U.S. $ 37.06 million versus U.S. $ 19.08 million in the prior period 2009/10.

The main destinations of Salvadoran coffee during the first three months of this year were Germany with 34.9% followed by U.S. with 26.6%, then Japan with 10.9% and England 6.7%.

Export coffee negotiated by January 7 of the 2010/2011 harvest, has recorded a total of 1.345.545 bushels for a total of $ 242.830 and an average price of U.S. $ 180.47 per quintal. The volume presents an increase of 112% compared with 635.684 bushels sold in the previous crop during the same period, while the value improved by 162% compared to U.S. $ 92.82 million for the 2009/10 harvest. The average price per quintal for the 2010/2011 crop is U.S. $ 180.47.-

Regarding current crop records 2010/2011 coffee income as of December 31st is estimated at 1.6 million quintals, representing about 65% of the final crop forecast of 2.4 million quintals.

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