ABIDJAN, May 22 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's natural rubber
exports totalled 100,573 tonnes by end-April since the start of
the year, up more than 17 percent from the same period last
year, provisional port data showed on Wednesday.
Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa producer, is also
Africa's leading grower of natural rubber.
Exports have grown in recent years as farmers, lured by the
promise of more stable incomes, have increasingly made the
switch from cocoa.
Following are port figures in tonnes for April:...More