Uganda Revises October Coffee Exports Higher, Agency Says

Uganda, Africa’s biggest exporter of coffee, revised higher its exports of the commodity for last month after “some entries” were included, the Uganda Coffee Development Authority said.

Shipments in October, the first month of the 2011-12 season, climbed to 215,315 60-kilogram (132-pound) bags, the agency said yesterday in an e-mailed statement from Kampala, the capital. The agency on Nov. 1 said shipments last month amounted to 214,995 bags.

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