(Corrects headline and first paragraph to purchases.)
Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Cocoa purchases by processors in Cameroon dropped 7 percent in September from a year earlier, the Cocoa and Coffee Board and the Cocoa and Coffee Inter- professional Council said.
The purchases fell to 3,745 metric tons from 4,034 tons a year earlier, the two groups said in a joint e-mailed statement yesterday.
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