May 30, 2017
Cocoa Paste – promising markets (2016)
In 2016 The Netherlands was the largest export destination for Ghana and also the global leading importer for cocoa paste. The market reached an average annual growth of +4% from 2011-2015. However, the Ghanaian annual exports decreased during this period with an average decline of about -6%. With 21% market share, Ghana is the second largest export partner of Netherlands, after la Côte d’Ivoire (60%).
Aside the the Dutch market, other potential markets for Ghana’s cocoa paste exist in the Middle East and some parts of the EU. Notable countries in the Middle East include Israel, and the U.A.E. Italy and Belgium are equally potential market destinations.
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