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Cameroon’s Average Cocoa Exports Fell 1.1% in Week

June 12, 2012

Cameroon’s average cocoa export price fell 1.1 percent to 1,132 CFA francs ($2.15) a kilogram (2.2 pounds) in the week to June 11 from a week earlier, according to Bloomberg calculations using the Cocoa and Coffee Board’s data.

A total of 163,986 metric tons has been exported since the start of the season, compared with 185,947 tons shipped in the previous year, the board said on May 18.

The following is a table of free-on-board export rates from the main port of Douala in CFA francs a kilogram:

June 11       1,158
June  8       1,145
June  7       1,151                              
June  6       1,119
June  5       1,087
Average       1,132

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