TOKYO Feb 3 Japanese trading house Itochu Corp
booked a loss on its investment in cocoa trader and
processor Transmar Group in the October to December quarter and
will exit from the venture, a senior executive said on Friday.
"We will exit from the cocoa venture with Transmar although
we will continue the cocoa business through other units," Itochu
Chief Financial Officer Tsuyoshi Hachimura told Reuters after an
earnings news conference.
He did not give specific amount of the loss.
(Reporting by Yuka Obayashi; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)