The latest QBCS contains revised forecasts for the current 2006/07 cocoa year of world production, grindings and stocks of cocoa beans. The data published in this issue, Vol. XXXIII No. 2, Cocoa year 2006/07, reflect the most recent information available to the ICCO Secretariat as at the beginning of May 2007.
Summary of forecasts and revised estimates
|Cocoa year (Oct-Sep)||
|Previous estimates a/||Revised estimates||Forecasts|
|World production||3 721||3 472||3 444||-277||-7.4%|
|World grindings||3 492||3 540||3 555||+63||+1.8%|
|End-of-season stocks||1 882||1 757||1 737||-145||-7.7%|
a/ Forecasts published in Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics, Vol. XXXIII - No. 1 - Cocoa year 2006/07
b/ Surplus/deficit: net world crop (gross crop adjusted loss in weight) minus grindings
Totals and differences may differ due to rounding.
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