El Salvador’s coffee exports year to date total $64.8 million. It represents a 5.67% decrease compared to the same 2022 period, equal to $3.9 million less, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCR).
El Salvador’s coffee exports average for 2023 is $16.2 million per month, reaching a high of $21.2 million in March. The 2022 monthly average was $14.6 million, with March and May being the highest months at $25.6 million in coffee exports.
In April 2023, El Salvador exported $18.3 million of coffee products, failing to surpass the $18.5 million shipped in March 2022; the country imported $0.2 million less (-0.97%) in April 2023 than in April 2022.
The Coffee exports in April 2023 were 13.46 % less than the previous month, a decrease of $2.9 million.
El Salvadoran coffee has made its way into 40 markets worldwide, where consumers prefer it due to its cup quality. Among those with the most significant demand are the United States, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Italy, the United Kingdom, and South Korea.
Douglas Rodriguez. Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador.
The Salvadoran Government maintains multiple strategies to achieve a definitive and sustainable rescue of the coffee-growing industry in the country. Additionally, it promotes Salvadoran coffee products through official representation in different locations worldwide.