Cameroon Average Cocoa-Export Price Rose 6.8% in Week

The average price for cocoa exports from Cameroon, Africa’s fourth-biggest grower of the chocolate ingredient, increased 6.8 percent to 1,121 CFA francs ($2.26) per kilogram (2.2 pounds) in the week to Feb. 20.

The following is a table of free-on-board export rates at the port of Douala in CFA francs per kilogram. The information is based on a mobile-phone text message from the Cocoa and Coffee Board sent today. ($1 = 495.22 CFA francs)

Feb. 20         1,087
Feb. 17         1,126
Feb. 16         1,113
Feb. 15         1,158

Average         1,121

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