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Emile Mehmet joined Informa in 2009 and provides specialist coverage for IEG Vu primarily in the cocoa, coffee and oilseeds sectors.

Emile has worked with Lloyd's List, the world's foremost shipping newspaper, focusing on commodity-related shipping news, and his opinions have featured in various mainstream media, including the BBC, national and international newspapers and news wires.

Over recent years he has worked on new forecasting methodology for determining future world supply and demand for cocoa, and holds regular webinars to present his current views on cocoa and other commodities. He travels regularly all over the world both to take part in crop tours and to present at conferences.

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