Increased Sales of Quality Coffee

From October to December 2012, exports from the group of nine Latin American coffee producing countries, with the exception of Brazil, grew by 15.75%.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The National Coffee Association of Guatemala (Anacafe) said in a statement that their exports of quality coffee from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Peru, joined the 6,135,414 60 kilo bags, in the quarter from October to December 2012.

This amount is higher by 15.75% than that of the same period in the previous harvest when the combined exports of the Latin American producing countries stood at 5,300,388 bags.

According to the report, except Colombia and Costa Rica, which were the only countries that had drops in exports, of 4.07 and 3.71% respectively, the other producing nations achieved sales growth abroad during the indicated period.

El Salvador had a rise of 7.39; Guatemala, 7.57, Honduras, 22.92; Mexico, 26.75; Peru, 25.14; Nicaragua, 278.60, and the Dominican Republic, 250.10.

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