The ICCO constantly follows and analyses the world cocoa market. Each quarter, recent developments in the market are reviewed, together with longer-term trends and forecasts. Any findings resulting from studies and analyses are subsequently translated into recommendations and action.
The genus Theobroma originated millions of years ago in South America, to the east of the Andes. Find out all about growing, harvesting, processing, trading and shipping cocoa from our overview of the industry. We also list the companies that are world's largest chocolate manufacturers.
The ICCO's Monthly Review of the Cocoa Market Situation reports on the latest developments on the international cocoa futures markets, as well as on the supply and demand for cocoa beans and other factors influencing the cocoa trade and current prices.
|Previous Prices||16 Apr 2014||15 Apr 2014|
|ICCO daily price (SDRs/tonne)||1967.15||1969.82|
|ICCO daily price (US$/tonne)||3049.15||3049.36|
|London futures (£ sterling/tonne)||1856.67||1866.00|
|New York futures (US$/tonne)||2984.67||2983.33|
|Notes: 15-04-14: London and New York futures - Shift to the next 3-month period.|
The Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics provides reliable data and up-to-date analysis on the cocoa economy from 1960 onwards covering most cocoa producing and importing countries.
It is published in February, May, August and November, and contains the following: