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Ivory Coast 2019/20 cocoa arrivals reached 2.004 mln t by July 31 -CCC data

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached 2.004 million tonnes between Oct. 1 and July 31, down 6.4% from the same period last season, data from the cocoa regulator (CCC) showed on Monday.

Exporters had previously estimated that arrivals from Oct. 1 to August 2 would reach 2.043 million tonnes, compared with 2.160 million the previous year.

(Reporting by Ange Aboa; editing by Jason Neely)

FILE PHOTO: A farmer cuts a cocoa pod at a cocoa farm in Bobia, Gagnoa, Ivory Coast

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