• Short Summary

    WORLD COFFEE PRODUCERS ADN CONSUMERS BEGAN A METING IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) TO DETERMINE THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNATIONAL COFFEE AGREEMENT.

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    WORLD COFFEE PRODUCERS ADN CONSUMERS BEGAN A METING IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) TO DETERMINE THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNATIONAL COFFEE AGREEMENT. THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE INTERNATIONAL COFFEE ORGANISATION CONSIST OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM BRAZIL, COLOMBIA, CONGO, COSTA RICA, ECUADOR, UGANDA, DENMARK, FRANCE, WEST GERMANY, JAPAN, THE NETHERLANDS, THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE UNITED STATES.

    THIS IS THE 8TH SESSION OF THE COFFEE COUNCIL AND IT IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL DAYS. THE COUNCIL WAS EXPECTED TO HAVE HELD A SIMILAR FULL MEETING IN SPRING, BUT THIS WAS DELAYED. THE MAIN STUMBLING BLOCK THEN WAS THE LEVEL OF INDIVIDUAL EXPORT QUOTAS FOR PRODUCING COUNTRIES. SINCE THEN, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DR. JOAO OLIVERIA SANTOS OF BRAZIL, HAS VISITED A NUMBER OF THE KEY PRODUCING COUNTRIES AND HELD TALKS WITH THE MAIN CONSUMING COUNTRIES IN LONDON.

    AT THE SESSION OPENING TODAY, THE COUNCIL CHAIRMAN, MR. R.J. MUKASA OF UGANDA CALLED FOR FULL SUPPORT BY EVERY MEMBER FOR COUNCIL DECISIONS. IT'S REPORTED THAT, IN THE PAST YEAR, LARGE AMOUNT OF COFFEE HAD EVADED THE COFFEE AGREEMENT, AND THAT IF THIS 18 TO BE CONTROLLED TH CO-OPERATION OF THE CONSUMING COUNTRIES ESPECIALLY IS ESSENTIAL.

    MR. MUKASA SAID THAT THE SESSION'S AGENDA PROVIDED THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK WIDE-RANGING SOLUTIONS TO THE ORGANISATION'S PROBLEMS, AND ALSO CONTAINED A CHALLENGE TO THE COUNCIL TO INCREASE THE CONSUMPTION OF COFFEE THROUGH GREATER PROMOTION EFFORT AND BY IMPROVING THE STANDARD OF COFFEE EXPORTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7JQ02TC4BWW3UYH96RDSN39C8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7JQ02TC4BWW3UYH96RDSN39C8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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