ICCO Releases Quarterly Bulletin Of Cocoa Statistics For November 2018

Dec. 3, 2018

The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) has releases its revised estimates of world production, grindings and stocks of cocoa beans for the 2017/2018 cocoa year. 

The estimate in world production dropped slightly from 4645 to 4638 thousand tonnes. The ICCO reported that a -2.2 percent drecrease year-on-year (YOY) change. World grindings changed from 4568 to 4570 with a +3.9 percent YOY change. Surplus went from +31 to +22. 

The data published in Issue No. 4 - 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 November 2018.