Markets in Action - Cocoa Price Volatility
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Last updated 2 Nov 2020
In this video we focus on the cocoa market to look at demand and supply factors that make global cocoa prices especially volatile from month to month and year-to-year.
Global cocoa production has been on a long term rising trend but the long run sustainability of the industry is under threat not least from the impact of climate change but also the risk that a younger generation of people in cocoa growing countries will decide that the economic incentives to grow cocoa beans are just not strong enough.