E N F O R C E M E N T   AND   C O M P L I A N C E

Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement

Note: On May 14, 2012, President Obama issued a proclamation regarding implementation of the Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement, which entered into force on May 15, 2012. The proclamation authorized changes in the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule and Rules of Origin. View Modifications to Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to Implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (pdf).

Final Text


1. Initial Provisions and General Definitions

2. National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

     .  United States General Notes

     .  United States Appendix I

     .  Colombia General Notes

     .  Colombia Appendix I

     .  US Tariff Schedule (Industrial and Textiles)

     .  United States Tariff Schedule (Agricultural Goods)

     .  Colombia Tariff Schedule (Industrial and Textiles)

     .  Colombia Tariff Schedule (Agricultural Goods)

     .  ITA Side Letter

3. Textiles and Apparel

4. Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures

     .  Annex - Product Specific Rules

5. Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation

6. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

     .  February SPS Letter Exchange

     .  August SPS Letter Exchange

     .  Other SPS Letter Exchange

7. Technical Barriers to Trade

8. Trade Remedies

9. Government Procurement

     .  Annex 9.1

     .  Side Letter on 30-Day Tendering

     .  Side Letter Regarding Interim Measures

10. Investment

11. Cross-Border Trade In Services

     .  Side Letter on State Measures

12. Financial Services

     .  Understanding Regarding Financial Services and Services

13. Competition Policy

14. Telecommunications

15. Electronic Commerce

16. Intellectual Property Rights

     .  ISP Side Letter

     .  Retransmission Side Letter

     .  Side Letter Concerning Patents and Certain Regulated Products

17. Labor

18. Environment

19. Transparency

20. Administration of the Agreement and Trade Capacity Building

21. Dispute Settlement

22. Exceptions

23. Final Provisions

Annex I: Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

     .  Formatting Note

     .  US Annex I

     .  Colombia Annex I

Annex II: Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

     .  Formatting Note

     .  US Annex II

     .  Colombia Annex II

Annex III: Non-Conforming Measures for Financial Services

     .  US Annex III (with Formatting Note)

     .  Colombia Annex III (with Formatting Note)

Biotechnology TK Understanding

Post-Entry-into-Force Agreements & Free Trade Commission Documents

     .  Establishment of the SPS Committee & SPS Committee Terms of Reference (June 2012)

     .  Decision Clarifying the Definition of Poultry in the Context of Appendix I, paragraph 6, of Colombia’s Tariff Schedule (Sep 2012)

     .  Decision Modifying Annex 9.1 with Regard to ECOPETROL (Nov 2012)

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