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Cameroon’s Average Cocoa Exports Dropped 0.7% in Week

March 13, 2012

The average price for cocoa exports from Cameroon, Africa’s fourth-biggest producer of the main chocolate ingredient, fell by 0.7 percent 1,072 CFA francs a kilogram (2.2 pounds) in the week to March 12.

The West African country has exported 149,792 metric tons of the crop since the season started in August, according to a mobile-phone text message from the Cocoa and Coffee Board today. The following is a table of free-on-board export rates at the port of Douala in CFA francs per kilogram.

March 12         1,106
March 09         1,087
March 08         1,049
March 07         1,062
March 06         1,055
Average          1,072

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