Latin American Coffee Exports Up 4.47%

At the end of the current crop, coffee exports in Latin America, excluding Brazil, totaled 29.3 million bags of 60 kilos.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The figures, provided by Anacafé exports include Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Peru.

"Colombia had the best sales, registering an increase of 21.16% compared to the previous harvest. It was followed by Nicaragua (18.32%), Peru (11.64%), El Salvador (10.66%) and the Dominican Republic (4.68%).

In contrast, Honduras was the country most affected in this crop season, reporting a decline of 20.71%. After them comes Costa Rica (-1.76%), Guatemala (-0.36%) and Mexico (0.06%)." reported Nacion.com



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