Ivory Coast San Pedro Cocoa-Bean Exports Fell 35% in JulyBy
Shipments of cocoa mass declined; cocoa cake, coffee rose
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Exports of cocoa beans from Ivory Coast’s port of San Pedro totaled 19,300 metric tons in July, down 35 percent from a year earlier, according to data e-mailed by the port.
Ivory Coast is the world’s largest cocoa producer and the port of San Pedro is the main harbor for cocoa exports.
Below is a table of commodity shipments in tons from San Pedro in July and the comparative year-earlier figures: