Asian and Pacific Coconut Community
The Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) is an intergovernmental organization that brings together countries in Asia-Pacific that produce coconuts. Its objective is to promote, coordinate and harmonize all activities related to the coconut industry. Its headquarters is located Jakarta.
The agreement to establish APCC was signed on December 12, 1968 by India, Philippines and Indonesia. About 90 per cent of the worldÂ’s coconut is produced and exported by the 18 members of APCC. World Coconut Day is observed annually to celebrate the establishment of the APCC. The day highlights the importance of coconuts.