International Sugar Organisation

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International Sugar Organisation is a unique intergovernmental body which is devoted to 'improving conditions on the world's sugar market through debate, analysis, special studies, transparent statistics, seminars, conferences and workshops.' [1]

The ISO is based in London and the 88 member states of the ISO represent:

  • 86% of world sugar production
  • 69% of world sugar consumption
  • 95% of world exports
  • 41% of world imports

Main Objectives

  • To ensure enhanced international cooperation in connection with world sugar matters and related issues.
  • To provide a forum for intergovernmental consultations on sugar and on ways to improve the world sugar economy.
  • To facilitate trade by collecting and providing information on the world sugar market and other sweeteners.
  • To encourage increased demand for sugar, particularly for non-traditional uses. [2]



  1. Home International Sugar Organization, accessed 2 April 2015
  2. Role of ISO International Sugar Organization
  3. Our Team ISO, accessed 7 April 2015