Cameroon Robusta-Export Price Rises 3.8% to June 3

The export price for robusta coffee from Cameroon rose 3.8 percent to 1,075 CFA francs ($2.03) from in the week to yesterday, according to Bloomberg calculations made using daily export prices from the Cocoa and Coffee Board.

The price for arabica climbed by 1.7 percent to 1,974 francs, the figures, sent in a mobile-phone text message from the Douala-based board, indicated.

The Central African nation has exported 775 metric tons of arabica since the season started in October and 7,703 metric tons of robusta since December, the board said in its monthly report on May 18.

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