International Cocoa Organization (ICCO)

Organisation internationale du cacao
Organización Internacional del Cacao
Mezdunarodnaja Organizacija po Kakao

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Established to implement the T-XT7255 - International Cocoa Agreement, 1972.

This Agreement, was succeeded by the T-XT7555 - International Cocoa Agreement, 1975, which entered into force on 1 Oct 1976, expired on Mar 31 1980.

The T-XT8085 - International Cocoa Agreement, 1980 entered into force on 1 Aug 1981, and was succeeded by the T-XT8601 - International Cocoa Agreement, 1986, which entered into force 20 Jan 1987 and remained in force for three cocoa years; it was extended, without its economic provisions, for a further period of two years from 1 Oct 1990 and was further extended for one year from 1 Oct 1992.

The T-XT9386 - International Cocoa Agreement, 1993 was successfully negotiated under the auspices of the United Nations Cocoa Conference, 1992, and was concluded 16 Jul 1993. Entered into force on 22 Feb 1994; extended until 1 Oct 2003. T-XT0130 - International Cocoa Agreement, 2001 provisionally entered into force 1 Oct 2003; by 30 Sep 2008, it will have reached the end of the 5th full cocoa year; Council approved to extend it for a period of 2 years, until 30 Sep 2010; extended until 30 Sep 2012, when T-XT2010 - International Cocoa Agreement, 2010 came into force. U-XU1517 - Intergovernmental Group on Cocoa, set up 1956, worked in setting up ICCO but has been inactive since.

ICCO Statutes registered under 'UNTS 1/15033'.

Designated International Commodity Body of: F-XF9551 - Common Fund for Commodities (CFC).


Promote international cooperation in the world cocoa industry; provide an appropriate framework for the discussion of all matters relating to all sectors thereof; help strengthen national cocoa economies of member countries, in particular through preparing appropriate projects to be submitted to the relevant institutions for financing and implementation. Contribute to a balanced development of the world cocoa economy, including through promoting: a sustainable cocoa economy; the carrying out of research and implementation of its findings; transparency, through collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant statistics and undertaking appropriate studies; consumption of chocolate and cocoa-based products in order to increase demand for cocoa, in close cooperation with the private sector.


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International Cocoa Council, highest authority, consists of all members and holds 2 regular sessions in each cocoa year, which runs from 1 Oct to 30 Sep. Voting powers in the Council are evenly divided between exporting and importing members. Committees (3); Expert Working Group. Consultative Board on the World Cocoa Economy is composed of experts from all sectors of the cocoa economy. Secretariat comprises Office of the Executive Director, including Personnel and Administration Section and Information and Conference Section. Economics and Statistics Division, consisting of Statistics and Market Review Section and Economics and Development Section.


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