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Ecuador Coffee Exports Fall 15% in October to 122,650 Bags

Coffee exports from Ecuador, South America’s second-biggest producer of robusta beans, dropped 15 percent to 122,650 bags in October, the National Coffee Council said today.

The shipments declined from 143,992 bags a year earlier, the council said today in an e-mail. A bag weighs 60 kilograms, or 132 pounds.

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