Exports of cocoa and its derivatives reach $32 mn in 13 years

Between 2006 and 2019, exports of cocoa and its derivatives accumulated over $32 million. In the first quarter of 2020, external sales of cocoa and cocoa products grew by 18% in value, while volume declined by 16% over the same period in 2019. In 2019, Bolivia exported cocoa and cocoa products to 15 countries, the leading destination being Germany with 39% of the total, Switzerland with 25% and Paraguay with 11%. La Paz was the country’s largest exporter of cocoa and cocoa products, accounting for 57% of total external sales. Bolivia exported mainly cocoa derivatives for $1.5 million in 2019.

Source: IBCE