(Corrects headline and first paragraph to purchases.)
Cocoa purchases by processors in Cameroon dropped 7 percent in September from a year earlier, the Cocoa and Coffee Board and the Cocoa and Coffee Inter- professional Council said.
The purchases fell to 3,745 metric tons from 4,034 tons a year earlier, the two groups said in a joint e-mailed statement yesterday.
To contact the reporter on this story: Pius Lukong in Yaounde via Accra at email@example.com.
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at firstname.lastname@example.org.