8Agreement establishing the International Pepper CommunityBangkok, 16 April 197129 March 1972, in accordance with article 12.29 March 1972, No. 11654Signatories3Parties61United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 818, p. 89; C.N.136.2002.TREATIES-2 of 20 February 2002 (amendments).This Agreement was drawn up at the meeting of the Inter-Governmental Consultations on the Pepper Community, held at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East in Bangkok from 24 to 27 February 1971, which wasattended by the representatives of the Governments of Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia and Malaysia and of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.At its Eighth Session, held in Cochin, India, from 15 to 17 September 1980, and at its Twentieth Session held in Madras, India, from 20 to 21 August 1992, the International Pepper Community amended the above Agreement, in accordance with article 15 of the Agreement.
ParticipantSignatureRatification, Accession(a)Brazil30 Mar 1981 aIndia21 Apr 1971 29 Mar 1972 Indonesia21 Apr 1971 1 Nov 1971 Malaysia21 Apr 1971 22 Mar 1972 Sri Lanka27 Jul 2002 aViet Nam21 Mar 2005 a
1State having become an Associate Member of the International Pepper Community, in accordance with its article 2(3) of the Agreement: Papua New Guinea.