August 2018 Quarterly Bulletin Of Cocoa Statistics

Sept. 4, 2018

Abidjan, 31 August 2018--The International Cocoa Organization today released its revised forecasts for the current 2017/2018 cocoa year and revised estimates for 2016/2017 of world production, grindings and stocks of cocoa beans, summarized below. The data published in Issue No. 3 - Volume XLIV - Cocoa year 2017/2018 of the Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics reflect the most recent information available to the Secretariat as at the beginning of August 2018. 

This release contains revised forecasts for the 2017/2018 cocoa year. It also includes data revealing the past four years of cocoa production and grinding. A review of price developments will be also be covered for the April to June quarter of 2018. Additionally, it will cover data from 2014/2015 to 2016/2017, including quarterly statistics for the period of April through June 2016 to October through December 2017. 

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