El Salvador's coffee exports increase

Exports of coffee from El Salvador rose by 29 percent in May, compared with the same period in 2007.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Revenues increased by 46 percent, reflecting higher world prices, the El Salvador Coffee Board said.
In May of this year El Salvador exported 241,060 quintals of coffee, compared with 187,298 quintals last year. A quintal is equivalent to about 46 kilograms or about 100 pounds.
Revenues from coffee exports totalled 32.6 million dollars, up from 22.4 million dollars a year earlier.



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Reduction in Salvadoran Coffee Exports

September 2011

Increased domestic consumption and the negative effect of the rains explain part of the decline.

This year, exports of gourmet, organic and sustainable coffee, among other types, have declined compared to last year.

In addition to these, the elimination of incentives for exporting the grain has also had a distinct effect on sales, which went from 45% to represent only 26% of total coffee exports.

Salvadoran Coffee Exports Up 74%

June 2011

In May, 266,744 quintals were exported, 74% higher than the 153,324 in the same period in 2010.

Export revenues reported an increase of 149.4% and totaled $58.9 million compared to $23.6 million in May 2010.

"The average price per quintal exported this month was $220.85, surpassing by more than $65.00 the past average price of $154.09 per quintal." reported an article in Elsalvador.com, "For its part, the cumulative export volume for the year 2010/2011 from October 2010 to May 2011, totaled 1,741,076 quintals, an increase of 57.1% compared to exports during the same period in the previous cycle which was 1,108,570 quintals. "

Salvadoran coffee exports increase 10.9%

January 2009

During the first quarter of the 2008-2009 coffee year, export grew 10.9% in value and 2.2% in volume, compared to the same period in the previous cycle.

Elsalvador.com reports on its website "Earnings for the same period also increased 10.9%, from 20,540,546 dollars to 22,769,117 dollars, said CSC.

Salvadoran coffee exports increase 22.5%

August 2008

Income from coffee went up by 44.2% in July, when compared to the same month in 2007, the Salvadoran Coffee Board reported.

According to preliminary reports from the Board, El Salvador exported 151,258 sacks in comparison to 123,493 sacks in July 2007. A sack is equivalent to 45.3 kilograms.

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