ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire – The International Cocoa Organization, or Icco, has 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.
Summary of revised forecasts and estimates
a/ Estimates published in Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics, Vol. XLIV – No. 2 – Cocoa year 2017/2018
b/ Surplus/deficit: net world crop (gross crop adjusted for loss in weight) minus grindings
Totals may differ due to rounding.