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Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 3,000 T by Oct. 5 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 3,000 tonnes by Oct. 5 since the start of the new season, down from 15,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Ivory Coast harvested a record 1,794,332 tonnes of beans in the 2014/15 season, which ended last week.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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GASC says wheat moisture at 13.5pc for Saturday tender ABU DHABI: Egypt's state-owned grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Saturday it would accept wheat with a moisture limit of up to 13.5 percent in its Saturday tender. "The rest of the conditions are unchanged," Mamdouh Abdelfattah, vice chairman of GASC, said. GASC had said on Friday the wheat moisture limit would be 13 percent.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Ivory Coast cocoa arrivals at 1,712,700 T by end Aug ABIDJAN: - Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast had reached 1,712,700 tonnes by Aug. 31 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, according to data seen by Reuters on Wednesday, up from 1,686,350 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. The figure from the marketing board the Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) is slightly higher than the 1,710,000 tonnes of beans exporters estimated had been delivered to the ...

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Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 1,710,000 T Aug. 30 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 1,710,000 tonnes by Aug. 30 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Monday, up from 1,696,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated around 14,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between Aug. 24 and 30, down from 17,000 tonnes during the same ...

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Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 1,682,000 T Aug 16 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 1,682,000 tonnes by August 16 since the start of the season on October 1, exporters estimated on Monday, up from 1,663,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated around 12,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between August 10 and 16, down from 18,000 tonnes during the same ...

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Glencore disputes $157mn penalty claim by South Africa's Eskom JOHANNESBURG: Mining group Glencore is disputing South Africa power utility Eskom's 2 billion rand ($157 million) penalty claim for shoddy performance and poor quality coal, the company said on Tuesday. Glencore, which last week put its Optimum Coal Mine in business rescue because it said Eskom was paying too little for its coal, also said it supplies the utility with a high-quality product. "Optimum is now in business rescue as a result of the severe ...

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Ivorian cocoa arrivals at 1,673,000 T by Aug 2 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 1,673,000 tonnes by August 2 since the start of the season on October 1, exporters estimated on Monday, compared with 1,668,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated that around 21,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between July 28 to August 2 versus 14,000 tonnes during the ...