mardi 22 janvier 2019

Cote d’Ivoire hosts the headquarters of the International Cashew Advisory Council

As the world's largest cashew producer, Côte d'Ivoire has been designated as the headquarters of the International Cashew Advisory Council (ICCC), an organization that...

Barrick and Randgold Merge to Become World’s Number One Gold

South African Randgold finally merged with Canada's Barrick Gold. The transaction, which represents $ 18.3 billion, excluding debt, gives birth to the world's number...

Guinea: Official Start of the Chalco Mining Project

Things seem to be accelerating for the Chalco Guinea Company, a subsidiary of the Chinalco Group. Six months after the signing of its 15-year...

South Africa: OTS and Glencore on Chevron’s assets

Commodity trader and Glencore's Black Beethoven Empowerment (BEE) partner, Off The Shelf Investments (OTS), completed the $ 973 million acquisition of Chevron's downstream assets...

Cocoa: Michel Arrion replaces Jean Marc Anga at the head of the ICCO

The Belgian Michel Arrion, former ambassador of the European Union, is the new executive director of the ICCO, the international organization of cocoa, replacing...

Morocco: Cosumar announces the creation of a new company in Guinea Conakry

The Moroccan group Cosumar has a stake of 55% in the capital of the Compagnie Maroco-Guinéenne de Sucre (Comaguis), the remaining 45% being held...

Ivory Coast sets purchase price of cocoa at 750 CFA francs

The Ivorian government has set October 1 the purchase price "edge field" of cocoa at 750 CFA per kilogram (1.14 euros), an increase of...

Guinea: GI Cement will double its annual production

Planned since July 2018, G'I Cement, the cement subsidiary of the Guinean G'I industry, announced this Saturday, September 29, 2018, the official start of...

South Africa adopts new mining charter to correct economic inequalities

The South African government has unveiled a new mining charter that requires mining companies to increase the share of their shareholding owned by blacks...

Ivory Coast: Cargill, Willmar and Touton takeover of SAF Cacao

The Cargill, Wilmar and Touton groups have put forward offers for the takeover of the assets of SAF Cacao, the Ivorian cocoa giant, in...

Cocoa: Ivory Coast will raise the purchase price to peasants

Côte d'Ivoire is expected to raise the minimum cocoa purchase price for the new campaign that opens early next week. Sources close to the...

Framework Agreement between OCP and Forbon Chinese

The Moroccan group OCP, the world leader in the phosphate fertilizer market, and the Hubei Forbon Group, a Chinese player specializing in the supply...

Ivory Coast: Failure of negotiations for the revival of Saf Cacao

Saf Cacao, one of the largest Ivorian exporters of cocoa, in liquidation following contracts in default, will finally have no escape route. The Cocoa...

Côte d’Ivoire has already sold 1.7 million tonnes of cocoa in advance

Ivory Coast has already sold, since mid-August, 1.7 million tonnes of cocoa on its next crop of cocoa to start in early October next...