Cameroon’s Cocoa Export Price Declines 5.4% in Week

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Cameroon’s average cocoa export price at the main port of Douala fell 5.4 percent to 1,076 CFA francs ($2.16) a kilogram (2.2 pounds) during the week to Feb. 6, according to data from the Cocoa and Coffee Board sent in a mobile-phone text message today.

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

Feb. 1           1,094
Feb. 2           1,055
Feb. 3           1,062
Feb. 6           1,094
Average          1,076

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