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Title Intergovernmental Group on Citrus Fruit
Code EST-710
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Legal Framework

Established by the Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) at its Thirty-second Session (1959) for a period of two years. Following an extension, the period was indefinitely extended by the CCP at its Thirty-eighth Session (1965).

Rules of Procedure

Revised rules of procedure were adopted at the Second Session (1961), and at the Seventh Session (1986).

Category Cat. 1

To study problems affecting the long-term equilibrium of production and consumption of citrus products and the economic aspects of problems arising from the perishable nature of citrus fruit. To consider how best to deal with any special difficulties which may exist or may be expected to arise.

Secretary Mr Boubaker Ben-Belhassen, EST

Open to all Members that are substantially interested in the production or consumption, and trade in, citrus fruit and citrus products. Interested non-Member Nations of FAO that are Members of the United Nations, any of its Specialized Agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency, may be admitted to Membership by the FAO Council.

Chairperson Mr Hagen Streichert (Germany) (2007)
Languages English, French and Spanish
Document symbol CCP:CI
Division Trade and Markets Division (EST)
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Citrus Fruit

First Session May 1960
Pattern of sessions 1960, 1961, 1963, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2003 and 2007

Subsidiary Body of the Committee on Commodity Problems