Togo exported 4,743 tons of cocoa in Q1 2019, up 271% compared to Q1 2018

Agriculture
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 13:47
Togo exported 4,743 tons of cocoa in Q1 2019, up 271% compared to Q1 2018

(Togo First) - In Q1 2019, Togo exported 4,743 tons of cocoa, up 271% compared to the same period in 2018 (1,278 tons). Despite the significant increase, the country produced only 2,258 tons locally.

For coffee, Togo exported about 2.4 million kg of the beans during the first quarter of the year. This is 13% more than in 2018, according to the general office for economic studies and analyses of the ministry of finance and economy.

Looking at outputs over the two periods under the review, cocoa production was up while coffee slumped by 30%.

Ayi Renaud Dossavi

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