Ivory Coast 2018 cotton exports up 13 pct
ABIDJAN, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast exported 366,871
tonnes of cotton in 2018, up around 13 percent from the previous
year, provisional port data showed on Tuesday.
The main port of Abidjan is also the primary point of export
for cotton produced in Ivory Coast's landlocked neighbours, Mali
and Burkina Faso.
Following are figures for cotton exports in tonnes:
Dec 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2017
Abidjan 14,686 12,044 15,895
San Pedro 876 1,309 3,160
Total 15,562 13,353 19,055
Cumulative 366,871 351,309 324,817
NOTE: Cumulative figures include exports of cotton from Burkina
Faso and Mali. December port data for Abidjan is provisional and
subject to revision
(Reporting by Loucoumane Coulibaly
Editing by Sofia Christensen and Louise Heavens)
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