Specialized Section on Standardization of
Dry and Dried Produce (Fruit) (GE.2)

NOTE by the secretariat: Document numbers in square brackets have been reserved for papers not yet received by the secretariat at the time of the preparation of the agenda. They will translated and distributed (if received until 10 weeks before the session) or distributed in the original language only (if received until 6 weeks before the session). If received later they will be distributed at the session as informal papers. They will also be available on the homepage if sent in electronic format.

1. Adoption of the agenda TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/1
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2. Matters of interest since the forty-sixth session TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/2
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3. Consideration of UN/ECE Recommendations
(a) Inshell Hazelnuts
Text of the recommendation TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/3 (Secretariat)
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Proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/4 (Turkey)]
(b) Hazelnut Kernels
Text of the recommendation TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/5 (Secretariat)
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Proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/6 (Turkey)]
(c) Walnut Kernels
Text of the recommendation TRADE/WP.7/1999/7/Add.3
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Proposals TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/7
English
4. Revision of UN/ECE standards
(a) Inshell Walnuts
Text of the standard in force TRADE/WP.7/1999/7/Add.4
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Proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/8 (France)]
(b) Decorticated and Decorticated Peeled Pistachio Nuts
Text of the standard in force TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/9 (Secretariat)
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Proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/10 (Turkey, United States)]
(c) Unshelled Pistachio Nuts
Text of the standard in force TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/11 (Secretariat)
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Proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/10 (Turkey, United States)]
5. Revision of the Standard Layout for Dry and Dried Produce
(a) Main text of the layout
Text adopted at the last session TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/1999/12, Appendix 3
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New proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/13]
(b) Annex: Determination of the moisture content
Document presented at the last session TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/1999/8 (Spain)
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New proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/14]
(c) Annex: Terms recommended and definition of defects
Document presented at the last session TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/1999/11 (Spain)
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New proposals [TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/15]
6. Dictionary of Defects TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2000/16 (Italy)
as received
7. Elaboration of a sampling plan AGRI/WP.1/GE.2/R.56/Rev.3
8. Operational activities
9. Matters of interest arising from the work of  
  (a) Codex Alimentarius Commission  
  (b) European Union  
  (c) OECD Scheme  
10. Other business
11. Preparation of the next session
(a) Future work/ Action list
(b) Date and place
(c) Preparation of the 56th session of the Working Party on Standardization of Perishable Produce and Quality Development
12. Election of officers
13. Adoption of the report TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/1999/17
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Explanatory notes and timetable see agenda
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