Guatemalan coffee exports fall by 14%

According to the National Coffee Association (ANACAFE) exports for the month of August were at a total of 301,363 sacks (60 kilos each).

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

This figure represents a reduction of 48,294 sacks less than the same month last year, when exports reached 349,657 quintals.
Nonetheless, accumulated exports so far (up to August) for this coffee season which started in October 2007 grew by 4.3% in relation to the same period from the previous season.



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Guatemalan coffee sales drop

February 2009

Exports fell 9.3% in the first four months of the coffee season, the National Coffee Association (Anacafe) reported.

El Periodico.com.gt published on its website that "Ester Eskenassy, a market analyst at Anacafe, reported that coffee exports for the October 2008 - January 2009 period totaled 548,936 sacks (60 kilos each), a drop of 9.3% compared to the 605,241 sacks sold in the previous period."

Guatemala exports 13% less coffee

January 2009

During the first three months of the 2008-2009 harvest, exports were 12.79% less than for the same period in 2007-2008.

According to prensalibre.com "Esther Eskensay, an analyst for the National Coffee Association Market (Anacafe), reported that since last October, when the 2008-2009 harvest started, 282,206 sacks (60 kilos) of coffee were exported."

Coffee export in Latin America grew 2.6%

September 2008

The 9 coffee exporting countries of the Arabian coffee exported close to 27 million sacks of coffee at 60 kilos each.

The National Coffee Association of Guatemala (Anacafe), reported that the coffee exporting countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and the Dominican Republic) registered an increase orf 2.6% in exports during the current harvest (Oct.

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