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Mexico Coffee Exports Climbed in June, Association Says

July 13, 2012

Mexico’s coffee exports gained 9 percent in June, the country’s coffee growers association said in a report today.

Mexican coffee exports rose to 321,131 bags of coffee last month, the group known as Amecafe, said today in an e-mailed statement. Mexico exported 294,473 bags in the previous-year period, the association said.

Arabica coffee for September delivery advanced 0.8 percent to $1.8355 a pound at 11:32 a.m. on ICE Futures U.S. in New York.

A bag of coffee weighs 60 kilograms (132 pounds).

To contact the reporter on this story: Carlos Manuel Rodriguez in Mexico City at carlosmr@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James Attwood at jattwood3@bloomberg.net


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