Cameroon’s Cocoa-Export Price Rises 3.6% to Jan. 30

Cameroon’s average cocoa-export price at the main port of Douala increased 3.6 percent to 1,137 CFA francs ($2.27) a kilogram (2.2 pounds) during the week to Jan. 30, according to data from the Cocoa and Coffee Board sent in a mobile-phone text message today.

The following is a table of the free-on-board export rates at the port in CFA francs per kilogram. Cameroon is Africa’s fourth-biggest cocoa producer.

Jan. 24         1,074
Jan. 25         1,151
Jan. 26         1,158
Jan. 27         1,164

Average         1,137

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