Smuggling pushes Ivory Coast cashew output down 17% in 2019 – AuthenticAfrican

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ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Production of cashew in Ivory Coast, one of the world's top producers, fell 17% to 634,641 tonnes in 2019 after as much as 200,000 tonnes was smuggled out of the country, the head of the state cotton and cashew council said on Friday.