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Ivory Coast Cocoa Deliveries Rise 18% in Season to June 19

June 23, 2011

(Updates with table of companies.)

June 23 (Bloomberg) -- Cocoa deliveries to ports in Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer, rose 18 percent to 1.219 million metric tons in the season to June 19 a document obtained from the industry’s regulator showed.

In the week from June 13 to June 19, deliveries were 35,672 tons, according to the document from the Abidjan-based Bourse du Cafe et du Cacao. The deliveries were 11,658 tons a year earlier, according to another official.

--Editors: Emily Bowers, Stuart Wallace.

To contact the reporter on this story: Olivier Monnier and Baudelaire Mieu in Abidjan via Accra at ebowers1@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin in Johannesburg at asguazzin@bloomberg.net.


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