The CAA 3rd Quarter 2019 grind is 225,356 metric tons, an increase of 14.73% compared to corresponding 2018 period, and an increase of 4.54% compared to the previous quarter (2nd Qtr 2019).

This quarter grind is another record, reflecting the continuing strong demand for cocoa products in Asia.

Grinding Figures
(in tonnes)

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Full Year

FY 2019
208,388
215,574
225,356
FY 2018
190,244
185,394
196,418
208,900
780,956

y-o-y change

+9.54%

+16.28%

+14.73%

 

Note: All figures(in tonnes) reflect the compilation of grindings from Malaysia and CAA members from Singapore and Indonesia.
  No changes to number of participating members since 1st quarter 2015.