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  • QA 174
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    When was The Coffee Guide last updated?
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    An update of the entire text was completed by 30 November 2007. Totally 30 new text boxes were added:

    Chapter 01 - World coffee trade
    01.04.01 - International pricing scene
    01.05.02 - Identification of exports

    Chapter 02 - The mainstream markets for coffee
    02.01.07 - Why is coffee traded internationally in US currency?

    Chapter 03 - Niche markets, environment, social aspects
    03.01.05 - The scope for specialty coffee
    03.01.10 - The difference between mainstream and specialty roasters
    03.03.05 - Potential sources for Geographical Positioning Equipment
    03.04.02 - Trademarks versus Geographical Indications
    03.05.08 - Rainforest Alliance
    03.07.01 - Certification and marketability in coffee
    03.07.02 - Comparative overview (of certification schemes)
    03.07.03 - Outlook (for certified coffee)

    Chapter 04 - Contracts
    04.06      - Uniform Customs & Practice for Documentary Credits: UCP 600
    04.06.01 - Incorporating UCP 600 in the sales contract
    04.06.02 - Irrevocable and confirmed credits
    04.06.03 - Non-documentary requirements
    04.06.04 - Time allowed for banks to examine documents
    04.06.05 - Force Majeure

    Chapter 05 - Logistics and insurance
    05.01.09 - Transhipment issues
    05.02.06 - Container stuffing - bags - pictures
    05.02.09 - Container stuffing - bulk - pictures
    05.07      - War risk in insurance in shipping

    Chapter 08 - Futures markets
    08.04.09 - The New York Robusta Contract - market symbol RC

    Chapter 10 - Risk and the relation to trade credit
    10.09.05 - UCP 600 Background
    10.11.02 - SAGF: Sustainable Agriculture Guarantee Fund
    10.12.04 - Smallholder credit - an actual experience from Tanzania

    Chapter 11 - Coffee quality
    11.09.06 - Steam cleaning (of Robusta coffee)

    Chapter 12 - Quality control issues
    12.09      - Coffee tasting (liquoring)
    12.09.06 - The Q System of quality control
    12.09.07 - The Q system of quality control - visual overview
    12.10.04 - Phenolic taste, Rio flavour, Fermented…

    Existing text boxes updated, added to etc: 155 in all (excluding new text boxes)

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