Press Release Issued by the Inter-American Coffee Board, October 30, 1946

The Chairman of the Inter-American Coffee Board, Mr. Edward G. Cale, announced today that the 15 countries who were signatory to the original Inter-American Coffee Agreement had signed the Protocol for the extension of the Agreement for one year from October 1, 1946.10 The Protocol extends the Agreement in a form similar to the extension for one year from October 1, 1945. Therefore, the quotas, which were in effect until October 1, 1945 remain inoperative. The Coffee Board will complete by March 31, 1947 an analysis of the world coffee situation which was initiated during the year ending September 30, 1946.

  1. Department of State Treaties and Other International Acts Series No. 1605.