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Icco releases August 2018 Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics

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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

Notes:

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.