The European Union (on 15 May) and Côte d'Ivoire (on 16 May) ratified the International Cocoa Agreement 2010, the United Nations Treaty Office confirmed.

The notifications mean that the ICCO's largest exporting member and its largest importing member both have ratified the Agreement, which is due to come into force in October 2012.

Click here to see the official notification of the European Union's ratification of the Agreement from the United Nations.

Click here to see the official notification of Côte d'Ivoire's ratification of the Agreement from the United Nations.

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