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Ivory Coast Crude, Rubber, Cashew-Nut Exports Climbed in August

October 04, 2011

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Exports of crude oil from Ivory Coast rose 63 percent to 145,085 metric tons in August from 89,117 a year earlier, according to the port of Abidjan.

Shipments of rubber increased 19 percent to 13,388 tons in the month from last year’s 11,292 tons, while cashew-nut exports soared to 49,588 tons from 10,954 tons.

Cotton exports rose 7 percent to 17,732 tons while manganese ore more than doubled to 7,897 metric tons, the data showed.

--With assistance from Baudelaire Mieu in Abidjan. Editors: Emily Bowers, Vernon Wessels.

To contact the reporters on this story: Olivier Monnier in Abidjan via Accra at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at

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