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Honduras Coffee Exports Rise in September From Year Earlier

October 04, 2011

(Updates with shipments for the year ended Sept. 30 in second paragraph.)

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Coffee exports from Honduras, the world’s sixth-largest shipper, rose to 39,868 bags in September from 22,911 bags a year earlier, the Honduran Coffee Institute said today in an e-mailed report.

Shipments climbed 22 percent in the year that ended Sept. 30, to 3.87 million bags from 3.16 million bags the previous year, according to the institute, known as Ihcafe. Each bag weighs 60 kilograms, or 132 pounds.

--Editors: Steve Stroth, Millie Munshi

To contact the reporter on this story: Marvin G. Perez in New York at mperez71@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Patrick McKiernan at pmckiernan@bloomberg.net


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