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Costa Rica coffee cashing in despite drop in exports

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Observers of the Costa Rican coffee market got a jolt this week when the Costa Rican Coffee Institute released figures amounting to a 20 percent drop in coffee exports between January and the same month last year.

But just because exports are down doesn’t mean Costa Rican farmers aren’t enjoying high prices. The value of Costa Rican coffee exports increased 11 percent.

Source: The Tico Times