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.
International Cocoa Organization
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Tel: +225 22 51 49 50/51
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