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CHAPTER XIX
COMMODITIES
37 . International Sugar Agreement, 1992
Geneva, 20 March 1992
Entry into force
:
provisionally on 20 January 1993, in accordance with article 40(3) and definitively on 10 December 1996, in accordance with article 40(1).
Registration :
20 January 1993, No. 29467
Status :
Signatories : 26. Parties : 60. 1
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 1703, p. 203.
Note :
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:
Date of decision: Subject:
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.
Participant
Signature
Provisional application(n)
Ratification, Accession(a), Acceptance(A), Approval(AA)
Argentina
29 Dec 1992
29 Dec 1992 n
 9 Jul 2009
Australia
24 Dec 1992
  24 Dec 1992
Austria 1
[29 Dec 1992 ]
  [19 Jul 1993 ]
Barbados 1
[31 Dec 1992 ]
  [27 Mar 2007 a]
Belarus
    27 Sep 1993 a
Belize
    24 Jan 1994 a
Brazil
30 Dec 1992
19 Jan 1993 n
10 Dec 1996
Cameroon
    20 Feb 2006 a
Chad
    11 Dec 2007 a
Colombia
31 Dec 1992
31 Dec 1992 n
13 Dec 1996
Congo
    26 Apr 2007 a
Costa Rica
    11 Oct 1996 a
Côte d'Ivoire
    23 Mar 1993 a
Croatia
     3 Mar 2008 a
Cuba
 3 Nov 1992
 3 Nov 1992 n
14 Oct 1994
Dominican Republic
25 Nov 1992
19 Jan 1993 n
19 Mar 1998
Ecuador
    29 Dec 1993 a
Egypt
    20 Oct 1998 a
El Salvador
   1 Dec 1995 n
 
Ethiopia
     8 Aug 2002 a
European Union
20 Nov 1992
  20 Nov 1992 AA
Fiji
 4 Dec 1992
  21 Dec 1992
Finland 1
[22 Dec 1992 ]
[22 Dec 1992 n]
[21 Sep 1993 ]
Ghana
    28 Aug 2008 a
Guatemala
31 Dec 1992
18 Mar 1993 n
31 May 2006
Guyana
24 Dec 1992
  24 Dec 1992
Honduras
    27 Oct 1998 a
Hungary
31 Dec 1992
19 Jan 1993 n
19 Mar 1993 AA
India
31 Dec 1992
19 Jan 1993 n
20 Jan 1993
Indonesia
    12 May 2011 a
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    29 Apr 2002 a
Jamaica
23 Dec 1992
18 Jan 1993 n
23 Mar 1993
Japan 1
[29 Dec 1992 ]
  [29 Dec 1992 A]
Kenya
     6 Nov 1995 a
Latvia
     7 Jul 1994 a
Malawi
    13 Sep 1993 a
Mauritius
18 Dec 1992
  18 Dec 1992
Mexico
    16 Jun 1997 a
Morocco
   9 May 2007 n
 8 Apr 2009 a
Mozambique
    18 Jan 2005 a
Nicaragua
    29 Jan 2010 a
Nigeria
    19 Oct 1999 a
Pakistan
    22 Jan 2002 a
Panama
23 Dec 1992
23 Dec 1992 n
 
Paraguay
    19 Sep 2005 a
Philippines
  23 Oct 1996 n
14 Nov 1996 a
Republic of Korea
23 Dec 1992
  15 Apr 1993
Republic of Moldova
     9 Jun 1998 a
Romania
    10 Dec 1999 a
Russian Federation
     7 Jan 2003 a
Serbia
    14 May 2002 a
South Africa
22 Dec 1992
  22 Dec 1992
Sri Lanka
     6 Aug 2013 a
Sudan
   9 May 1997 n
 
Swaziland
23 Dec 1992
  23 Dec 1992
Sweden 1
[18 Dec 1992 ]
  [21 Jan 1993 ]
Switzerland
30 Dec 1992
30 Dec 1992 n
27 Jan 1994
Thailand
30 Dec 1992
30 Dec 1992 n
 8 Apr 1993
Trinidad and Tobago
31 Dec 1992
   9 Sep 1993
Tunisia
    11 Jan 2007 a
Turkey
    21 Jan 1998 a
Uganda
     9 Mar 2007 a
Ukraine
    28 Oct 1994 a
United Arab Emirates
    11 May 2007 a
United Republic of Tanzania
    31 Oct 2002 a
Viet Nam
    16 Nov 2000 a
Zambia
31 Dec 1992
  21 Jun 2000
Zimbabwe
    14 Dec 1994 a
End Note
1.Notifications of withdrawal received by the following States on the dates indicated hereinafter:

3

States: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