Cacao 2019-2020 starts in Cameroon with prices above 1000 FCFA per kg

(Invest in Cameroon) - At the official start of the season of 2019-2020 cocoa in Cameroon, on 13 August 2019 in Sangmélima (southern region), producer prices stabilised between 1010 CFAF and 1050 per kilogramme.

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These prices revealed by the System Information (SIF) scores bode well at the beginning of the short rainy season, a period generally marked by falling prices as a result of difficulties in accessing production basins.

As a reminder, despite the insecurity that prevailed over the past 2 years in the South-West region (a large bean producing area), due to separatist claims, Cameroon completed the 2018-2019 cocoa season with an increase of marketed production of 4.2% to over 264 000 tonnes of beans.

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