Steering Committee of the Common Code for the Coffee Community (4Cs) project

4 October 2006

The Executive Director, Mr. NÚstor Osorio, was invited to address the final meeting of the Steering Committee of the Common Code for the Coffee Community (4Cs) project in Montreux, Switzerland, from 4-6 October 2006. The meeting was attended by representatives of the coffee trade and industry, representatives of producer organizations from the major coffee producing regions and civil society. Mr. Osorio reviewed the development of a Common Code for the Coffee Community and the progress made in the last four years, taking into account the suggestions of the industry in consuming countries, together with contributions from producing countries and civil society with the aim of improving mainstream coffee throughout the supply chain. Mr. Osorio underlined the importance of new instruments of cooperation such as this initiative and offered to facilitate constructive dialogue between the ICO and the 4Cs in order to identify areas of common interest.

ICO Indicator prices
(US cents/lb)  13/08/2018
ICO Composite 104.65 -0.5%
Colombian Milds 132.06 -0.5%
Other Milds 128.10 -0.5%
Brazilian Naturals 107.00 -0.5%
Robustas 82.47 -0.7%

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