Mission to the People’s Republic of China
11 December 2006
Mission to the People’s Republic of China: Following the Conference in Vietnam, the Executive Director visited Beijing for a meeting with the Director of the International Organizations Department of the Ministry of Commerce, Mr. Yao, on 11 December at which he discussed the current work programme and priorities of the ICO and the process of reviewing the future of the current International Coffee Agreement. He also had the opportunity to meet members of the Coffee Association of China who explained the work they were carrying out in developing consumption through education of consumers. The Association indicated its interest in China becoming a Member of the ICO.
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1 October is #InternationalCoffeeDay.
ICD2018 chose a very special theme for this year’s celebrations: ‘Women in Coffee’. Women play as important a role in the whole of the coffee chain as men, from planting the seeds to processing to trading to brewing… and drinking it. To find out more visit the dedicated International Coffee Day website.
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