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Costa Rica coffee exports hit by storm, tumble in October

Thursday, November 2, 2017


Costa Rican coffee exports fell 55 percent to 14,321 60-kg bags in October, the first month of the season, after a tropical storm hit infrastructure and crops, national coffee institute, Icafe, said.

Last month, Tropical Storm Nate killed 14 people in the Central American nation and left thousands without homes in what the government said was the worst natural disaster in decades.

Source: Reuters