Burundi’s Coffee Sales Increased 21% in January, Authority Says

Burundi sold 663,000 kilograms (1.46 million pounds) of coffee in January, 21 percent more than a month earlier, according to the industry’s regulator.

Farmers in the East African nation earned $2.4 million from the sales, up from $2.2 million in December, the Burundi Coffee Authority said in a statement handed to reporters today in the capital, Bujumbura.

To contact the reporter on this story: Desire Nimubona in Bujumbura via Nairobi at pmrichardson@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Richardson at pmrichardson@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.