Business News of Friday, 25 September 2020
The Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC), together with the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) and major shipping lines have held the cocoa freight negotiation conference in Accra for the 2020/2021 crop season.
The cocoa freight negotiation conference which took place on 24th September 2020 was hosted for the second time in Ghana while past negotiations for the last two decades were held in Europe.
The one-day conference provided the platform for the CMC in collaboration with the GSA and the shipping lines serving Ghana’s cocoa trade to negotiate the freight rate and conditions of shipment of cocoa for the coming season.
In a welcome address, the Managing Director of the CMC, Mr Vincent Okyere Akomeah, disclosed that Ghana shipped over 500,000 tonnes of cocoa during the 2019/2020 cocoa season.
“It is significant