CHAPTER XIX
COMMODITIES
37International Sugar Agreement, 1992Geneva, 20 March 1992provisionally on 20 January 1993, in accordance with article 40(3) and definitively on 10 December 1996, in accordance with article 40(1).20 January 1993, No. 29467Signatories21Parties621United Nations, <i> Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1703, p. 203. CN.258.2022.TREATIES-XIX.37 of 27 July 2022 (Amendments to the International Sugar Agreement, 1992).The Agreement was adopted on 20 March 1992 by the United Nations Sugar Conference, 1992, and is the successor Agreement to the International Sugar Agreement, 1987 (see chapter XIX.27), which expires on 31 December 1992. The International Sugar Agreement, 1992, was open for signature at United Nations Headquarters from 1 May 1992 until 31 December 1992, in accordance with its article 36. Subsequently, the International Sugar Council took the following decisions: <b>Date of decision: Subject:</b> 20 January 1993 Establishment of conditions for accession to the Agreement for the States listed in Annex A of the Agreement and extension until 31 December 1993 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of the 1992 International Sugar Agreement of their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 2 December 1993 Extension until 31 December 1994 the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of the Agreement of their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 24 November 1994 Extension until 31 December 1995 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 1 December 1995 Extension until 31 December 1996 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval and extension of the Agreement for a period of two years, i.e., until 31 December 1997. 29 May 1997 Extension of the Agreement for a period of two years, i.e., until 31 December 1999. 28 November 1997 Extension until 31 December 1998 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 27 November 1998 Extension until 31 December 1999 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 27 May 1999 Extension of the Agreement for a period of two years, i.e., until 31 December 2001. 20 October 1999 Establishment of condition of accession by Nigeria. 26 November 1999 Extension until 31 December 2000 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 6 December 1999 Establishment of conditions of accession for Romania. 28 June 2000 Establishment of conditions of ratification for Zambia. 20 July 2000 Establishment of conditions of accession for Pakistan. 24 August 2000 Establishment of conditions of accession for Viet Nam. 24 November 2000 Extension until 31 December 2001 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 30 May 2001 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2003. 30 November 2001 Extension until 31 December 2002 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 1 April 2002 Establishment of conditions of accession for Iran (Islamic Republic of). 15 May 2002 Establishment of conditions of accession for Yugoslavia. 24 July 2002 Establishment of conditions of accession for Ethiopia. 11 Sep 2002 Establishment of conditions of accession for the United Republic of Tanzania. 29 November 2002 Extension until 31 December 2003 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 19 May 2003 Establishment of conditions of accession for Mozambique. 29 May 2003 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2005. 3 July2003 Establishment of conditions of accession for Tunisia. 8 July 2003 Establishment of conditions of accession for Venezuela. 28 November 2003 Extension until 31 December 2004 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 29 November 2004 Extension until 31 December 2005 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 26 May 2005 Extension of the International Sugar Agreement, 1992, until 31 December 2007. 14 July 2005 Establishment of conditions of accession for Paraguay and Uganda (both Paraguay and Uganda will have 6 votes as a Member of the 1992 International Sugar Agreement). 25 July 2005 Establishment of conditions of accession for Mongolia. 25 November 2005 Extension until 31 December 2006 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 20 February 2006 Establishment of conditions of accession for Cameroon. 15 March 2006 Establishment of conditions of accession for Angola and Bangladesh. 4 May 2006 Establishment of conditions of accession for Indonesia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. 24 November 2006 Extension until 31 December 2007 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 29 March 2007 Establishment of conditions of accession for Croatia. 31 May 2007 Extension of the International Sugar Agreement, 1992, until 31 December 2009. 30 August 2007 Establishment of conditions of accession for Chad. 30 November 2007 Extension until 31 December 2008 of the time-limit for the deposit by signatories of their instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. 4 June 2008 Establishment of conditions of accession for Mali. 21 November 2008 Extension until 31 December 2009 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 28 May 2009 Extension of the International Sugar Agreement, 1992, until 31 December 2011. 21 November 2009 Extension until 31 December 2010 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 3 December 2009 Extension until 31 December 2011 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 2 December 2011 Extension until 31 December 2012 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 30 November 2012 Extension until 31 December 2013 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 2 June 2011 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2013. 6 June 2013 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2015. 29 November 2013 Extension until 31 December 2014 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 24 June 2014 Establishment of conditions of accession for Rwanda. 27 June 2014 Establishment of conditions of accession for Burundi. 10 September 2014 Establishment of conditions of accession for Myanmar. 28 November 2014 Extension of the time limit for the deposit of constitutional instruments (article 38) until 31 December 2015. 21 April 2015 Establishment of conditions of accession for Equatorial Guinea. 21 April 2015 Establishment of conditions of accession for Namibia. 1 July 2015 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2017. 24 November 2015 Extension until 31 December 2016 of the time limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 16 June 2016 Establishment of conditions of accession for Armenia. 12 December 2016 Extension until31 December 2017 of the time limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 1 December 2017 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2019. 1 December 2017 Extension until 31 December 2018 of the time limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 3 December 2018 Extension until 31 December 2019 of the time limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 29 July 2019 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2021. 5 December 2019 Extension until 31 December 2020 of the time limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 15 September 2020 Establishment of conditions of accession for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1 December 2020 Extension until 31 December 2021 of the time limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 30 November 2021 Extension until 31 December 2022 of the time limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval. 30 November 2021 Extension of the Agreement until 31 December 2023.
ParticipantSignatureProvisional application(n)Ratification, Accession(a), Acceptance(A), Approval(AA)Argentina29 Dec 1992 29 Dec 1992 n 9 Jul 2009 Australia24 Dec 1992 24 Dec 1992 Austria<superscript>1</superscript>[29 Dec 1992 ][19 Jul 1993 ]Barbados<superscript>1,2</superscript>27 Mar 2007 aBelarus27 Sep 1993 aBelize24 Jan 1994 aBrazil30 Dec 1992 19 Jan 1993 n10 Dec 1996 Cameroon20 Feb 2006 aChad11 Dec 2007 aColombia31 Dec 1992 31 Dec 1992 n13 Dec 1996 Congo26 Apr 2007 aCosta Rica11 Oct 1996 aCôte d'Ivoire23 Mar 1993 aCroatia 3 Mar 2008 aCuba 3 Nov 1992 3 Nov 1992 n14 Oct 1994 Dominican Republic25 Nov 1992 19 Jan 1993 n19 Mar 1998 Ecuador29 Dec 1993 aEgypt20 Oct 1998 aEl Salvador 1 Dec 1995 nEswatini23 Dec 1992 23 Dec 1992 Ethiopia 8 Aug 2002 aEuropean Union20 Nov 1992 20 Nov 1992 AAFiji 4 Dec 1992 21 Dec 1992 Finland<superscript>1</superscript>[22 Dec 1992 ][22 Dec 1992 n][21 Sep 1993 ]Ghana28 Aug 2008 aGuatemala31 Dec 1992 18 Mar 1993 n31 May 2006 Guyana24 Dec 1992 24 Dec 1992 Honduras27 Oct 1998 aHungary31 Dec 1992 19 Jan 1993 n19 Mar 1993 AAIndia31 Dec 1992 19 Jan 1993 n20 Jan 1993 Indonesia12 May 2011 aIran (Islamic Republic of)29 Apr 2002 aJamaica23 Dec 1992 18 Jan 1993 n23 Mar 1993 Japan<superscript>1</superscript>[29 Dec 1992 ][29 Dec 1992 A]Kenya 6 Nov 1995 aLatvia 7 Jul 1994 aMadagascar29 Apr 2014 aMalawi13 Sep 1993 aMauritius18 Dec 1992 18 Dec 1992 Mexico16 Jun 1997 aMorocco 9 May 2007 n 8 Apr 2009 aMozambique18 Jan 2005 aNicaragua29 Jan 2010 aNigeria19 Oct 1999 aPakistan22 Jan 2002 aPanama23 Dec 1992 23 Dec 1992 nParaguay19 Sep 2005 aPhilippines23 Oct 1996 n14 Nov 1996 aRepublic of Korea23 Dec 1992 15 Apr 1993 Republic of Moldova 9 Jun 1998 aRomania10 Dec 1999 aRussian Federation 7 Jan 2003 aSerbia14 May 2002 aSouth Africa22 Dec 1992 22 Dec 1992 Sri Lanka 6 Aug 2013 aSudan 9 May 1997 nSweden<superscript>1</superscript>[18 Dec 1992 ][21 Jan 1993 ]Switzerland30 Dec 1992 30 Dec 1992 n27 Jan 1994 Thailand30 Dec 1992 30 Dec 1992 n 8 Apr 1993 Trinidad and Tobago<superscript>1</superscript>[31 Dec 1992 ][ 9 Sep 1993 ]Tunisia11 Jan 2007 aTürkiye21 Jan 1998 aUganda 9 Mar 2007 aUkraine28 Oct 1994 aUnited Arab Emirates11 May 2007 aUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1 Jan 2021 aUnited Republic of Tanzania31 Oct 2002 aViet Nam16 Nov 2000 aZambia31 Dec 1992 21 Jun 2000 Zimbabwe14 Dec 1994 a
1Notifications of withdrawal received by the following States on the dates indicated hereinafter: 3States:Notification received on :Date of effect : Barbados1 Sep 19941 Oct 1994 Finland27 Jun 199527 Jul 1995 Sweden23 Jun 199523 Jul 1995 Austria25 Jul 199624 Aug 1996 Japan25 Nov 200225 Dec 2002 Trinidad and Tobago1 May 201531 May 2015
2 On 31 December 1992, the Government of Barbados initially signed the International Sugar Agreement, 1992. On 19 January 1993, The Government of Barbados deposited a Notification of Provisional Application of the Agreement and on 20 January 1993, the Government of Barbados ratified the Agreement. On 1 September 1994, the Government of Barbados notified the Secretary-General that it decided to denounce the International Sugar Agreement, 1992 with effect from on 1 October 1994. On 27 March 2007, the Government of Barbados re-acceded to the Agreement.