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Cocoa futures contracts are the benchmark for the cocoa market. Cocoa is the basic component of chocolate. Cocoa prices mainly respond to cocoa supply and demand factors. International prices tend to follow a long-term pattern linked to the cocoa cycle. The cocoa price cycle has been estimated to be of over 20 years.
Cocoa is an important cash crop in: Ghana, Ivory Coast and Malaysia. Click here for a list of cocoa producing countries.

This section on the cocoa market contains a wealth of information. You can read about the history of the cocoa market, the fundamentals that make it move, and the futures and options specifications. You can also view quotes, charts, current margins requirements, and news that is affecting the cocoa market. However, if you are new to the commodities markets you should consult with a licensed broker before starting to trade.

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