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Article Comparison - International Natural Rubber Agreement


Article 26
Size of the Buffer Stock

In order to achieve the objectives of this Agreement, an international Buffer Stock shall be established. The total capacity of the Buffer Stock shall be 550 000 tonnes, including the total stocks still held under the International Natural Rubber Agreement, 1987. It shall be the sole instrument of market intervention for price stabilization in this Agreement. The Buffer Stock shall comprise:

(a) the normal Buffer Stock of 400 000 tonnes; and

(b) the contingency Buffer Stock of 150 000 tonnes.