A farmer works on a cocoa farm in Bobia, Gagnoa, Ivory Coast, December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon/File Photo
ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached 1,153,000 tonnes between Oct. 1 and Jan. 5, 2020, exporters estimated on Monday, up 3.6% from 1,113,000 tonnes in the same period last season.
About 41,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to Abidjan port and 43,000 tonnes to San Pedro between Dec. 30 and Jan. 5 for a total of 84,000 tonnes, up from 70,000 tonnes during the same week last season.
Reporting by Ange Aboa, editing by Anna Pujol-Mazzini and Jason Neely