Home central and west africa business IVORY COAST Issue dated 07/01/2015 Cocoa traders close to power receive fillip Several billion tonnes of cocoa previously pre-sold to major international players has been sold on to trading companies close to the president’s office. [...] (210 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? 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[...] Insiders IVORY COAST 28/04/2015 The new cocoa barons The Ivorian cocoa industry has had to be completely reorganised after the profiteering which went on during the Gbagbo regime. [...] IVORY COAST 01/04/2015 Cocoa exporters protest against CCC New tax rules have upset the cocoa and coffee sectors in Ivory coast, prompting several exporters to temporarily halt their operations in the country. [...] IVORY COAST 04/02/2015 Francis Wodie, thorn in Alassane Ouattara’s side Francis Wodie will not supervise the presidential elections as chairman of the constitutional council later this year after all. On [...] IVORY COAST 07/01/2015 Ouattara’s young blades make mark on Ivorian politics A new generation of more youthful and politically ambitious technocrats is making its presence felt in President Alassane Ouattara’s entourage. [...] IVORY COAST 17/12/2014 Olam overtakes Cargill following ADM acquisition Olam's recent acquisition of US commodities trader ADM's cocoa arm strategically makes the Indo-Pakistani group the Ivorian cocoa industry's leading client. [...] IVORY COAST 05/11/2014 Zoumana Bakayoko gets into cocoa business Ivorian businessman Zoumana Bakayoko, a member of parliament for Abidjan’s [...] IVORY COAST 05/11/2014 Cocoa: Ouattara favours national industry President Alassane Ouattara is keen to boost local companies in Ivory Coast’s strategic cocoa industry - while treading carefully around the international traders the country has always done business with. 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