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Guatemala's coffee exports drop 8 percent

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Guatemala's coffee exports dropped 8.5 percent in April, according to the country's coffee association.

For the current harvest, authorities are expecting a 7 percent drop compared with the 2012-2013 harvest.

During the last 10 days, international coffee prices have stayed at a steady rate of $2 per pound, said Gerardo León, manager for Guatemala's coffee producer's federation.

Source (in Spanish): El Periódico