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Slow Down Ivorian cocoa arrivals down 16 pct

- Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 387,000 tonnes by Nov

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Men pour out cocoa beans to dry in Niable, at the border between Ivory Coast and Ghana, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon play Men pour out cocoa beans to dry in Niable, at the border between Ivory Coast and Ghana, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 387,000 tonnes by Nov. 20 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Monday, down 16 percent from 463,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season.

Exporters estimated that 71,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to ports from Nov. 14 to 20 - around 34,000 tonnes to Abidjan and 37,000 tonnes to San Pedro - up from a combined total of 54,000 tonnes in the same period last season.

 

(Reporting by Ange Aboa; Editing by Nellie Peyton)

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