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Proposed United States - Colombia TPA Texts

This text reflects the agreement reached between the United States and Colombia on February 27, 2006.
All texts are subject to legal review for accuracy, clarity and consistency, as well as to ensure consistency between the English and Spanish versions.

Table of Contents


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1. Initial Provisions and General Definitions

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2. National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

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Annex 2.3 [PDF format, 14 KB]

United States General Notes [PDF format, 17 KB]

Colombia General Notes [PDF format, 21 KB]

US Tariff Schedule (Industrial and Textiles) [PDF format, 512 KB]

Colombia Tariff Schedule (Industrial and Textiles) [PDF format, 780 KB]

ITA Side Letter [PDF format, 18 KB]

Side Letter Regarding Coffee [PDF format, 16 KB]

3. Textiles and Apparel

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4. Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures

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Annex - Product Specific Rules [PDF format, 161 KB]

5. Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation

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6. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

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February SPS Letter Exchange [PDF format, 147 KB]

May SPS Letter Exchange [PDF format, 23 KB]

7. Technical Barriers to Trade

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8. Trade Remedies

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9. Government Procurement

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Annex 9.1 [PDF format, 113 KB]

Understading on 30-Day Tendering [PDF format, 12 KB]

Side Letter Regarding Interim Measures [PDF format, 13 KB]

10. Investment

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11. Cross-Border Trade in Services

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Side Letter on State Measures [PDF format, 16 KB]

12. Financial Services

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Understandings Regarding Financial Services and Services [PDF format, 13 KB]

13. Competition Policy

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14. Telecommunications

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15. Electronic Commerce

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16. Intellectual Property Rights

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ISP Side Letter [PDF format, 46 KB]

Retransmission Side Letter [PDF format, 16 KB]

Public Health Understanding [PDF format, 12 KB]

Letter Regarding Certain Regulated Products [PDF format, 11 KB]

Side Letter Concerning Patents and Certain Regulated Products [PDF format, 17 KB]

17. Labor

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18. Environment

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19. Transparency

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20. Administration of the Agreement and Trade Capacity Building

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21. Dispute Settlement

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22. Exceptions

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23. Final Provisions

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Annex I: Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

Formatting Note  [PDF format, 18 KB]

U.S. Annex I  [PDF format, 40 KB]

Colombia Annex I  [PDF format, 124 KB]


Annex II: Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

Formatting Note [PDF format, 12KB]

U.S. Annex II [PDF format, 31 KB]

Colombia Annex II [PDF format, 103 KB]

Annex III: Non-Conforming Measures for Financial Services

US Annex III (with Formatting Note) [PDF format, 120KB]

Colombia Annex III (with Formatting Note) [PDF format, 63 KB]

Biodiversity-TK Understanding

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Source: Office of the United States Trade Representative
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