Cocoa delivered against the expired July futures contract in London came to 11,520 metric tons, according to figures on NYSE Liffe’s website.
Half of the beans, or 5,760 tons, came from leading producer Ivory Coast, the data showed today. Another 2,060 tons were grown in Nigeria and 1,880 tons came from Cameroon. The remainder came from Ecuador, Ghana, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone and Togo.
Newedge UK Financial Ltd. was the biggest receiver, taking delivery of 10,670 tons, while Sucden Financial Ltd. was the main seller, delivering 10,060 tons, according to the exchange. ADM Investor Services International Ltd., Jefferies Bache Ltd., J.P. Morgan Securities Plc and BNP Paribas Commodity Futures Ltd. also were involved in the delivery.
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