Honduras: Coffee Exports Down 12%

Up until December 20, sales of the current 2017/18 crop totaled $84 million, 12% less than the amount reported on the same date of the 2016-2017 cycle.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

From the IHCAFE Statistical Information Bulletin: 

As of December 20, 2017,  2017-2018 harvest.

Exports to date total 708,828 bags of 46 kg, an increase of 5% compared to the 672,301 recorded in the same period in 2016-2017. The value of exports is 83.8 million dollars, showing a decrease of 12% compared to the 95.5 million registered on this date in 2016-2017.

The average export price to date is $118.21, compared to the average price of 2016-2017 of $142.18 this represents a 17% decrease.

Sales contracts total 1.31 million bags of 46 kg, showing an increase of 14% compared to the 1.15 Million bags registered on the same date in 2016-2017.

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The sector union foresees that for the 2017-2018 harvest foreign currency generated from sales abroad will fall by 14% with respect to the previous season.

Explained by a drop in the average price per hundredweight of exports, which fell from $145 in the 2016-2017 season to $123 so far in the current harvest, the Honduran Coffee Institute (Ihcafé) envisages a 14% decrease in income from sales abroad.

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In the first nine months of 2017, countries in the region exported $2.795 million worth of coffee, 29% more than was sold during the same period in 2016.

Figures from the information system on the the Coffee market in Central America, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with the graph"]

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