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MEXICO CITY, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Latin America's largest Coke bottler, Coca-Cola Femsa, on Wednesday reported a preliminary third-quarter profit of 1.988 billion pesos ($117.4 million).
The preliminary statement, which said it excluded the impact of foreign currency volatility, the company's Venezuelan operations and recent acquisitions, showed a stronger third-quarter profit.
According to the statement, the company reported a profit of 1.988 billion pesos, compared to a profit of 1.783 billion pesos in the year-earlier period.
Coke Femsa's full results statement has not yet been filed with Mexico's stock exchange.
$1 = 16.933 pesos at end-September Reporting by Elinor Comlay