Colombia-Israel Free Trade Agreement
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Chapter 1

Initial Provisions and General Definitions

Section A Initial Provisions  
Article 1.1 Establishment of a Free Trade Area  
Article 1.2 Relation to Other Agreements  
Article 1.3 Objectives of the Agreement  
Article 1.4 Extent of Obligations  
Section B General Definitions  
Article 1.5 General Definitions  
Chapter 2 Market Access for Goods Regresar al inicio de la página!
Section A Common Provisions  
Article 2.1 Scope of Application  
Article 2.2 Classification and Valuation of Goods  
Article 2.3 National Treatment  
Article 2.4 Restrictions to Safeguard the Balance of Payments  
Article 2.5 Temporary Admission of Goods  
Article 2.6 Goods Re-entered After Repair or Alteration  
Article 2.7 Duty-Free Entry of Commercial Samples of Negligible Value and Printed Advertising Materials  
Article 2.8 Fees and Other Charges  
Article 2.9 Import Licensing Procedures  
Article 2.10 Rules of Origin and Cooperation Between the Customs Administrations  
Article 2.11 Customs Duties on Exports  
Article 2.12 Import and Export Restrictions  
Article 2.13 Subcommittee on Market Access  
Section B Industrial Goods  
Article 2.14 Elimination of Customs Duties  
Section C Agricultural Goods  
Article 2.15 Scope  
Article 2.16 Preferential Treatment for Agricultural Goods  
Article 2.17 Administration and Implementation of Tariff-Rate Quotas  
Article 2.18 Price Band System  
Article 2.19 Export Subsidies and Other Equivalent Effect Measures  
  Annex 2-A: Gradual Tariff Elimination Schedules for Industrial Goods PDF  
  Annex 2-B: Preferential Treatment for Agricultural Goods PDF  
  Annex 2-C: National Treatment, Customs Duties on Exports and Imports, and Export Restrictions PDF  
Chapter 3

Rules of Origin

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Article 3.1 Definitions  
Article 3.2 General Requirements  
Article 3.3 Accumulation of Origin  
Article 3.4 Wholly Obtained Products  
Article 3.5 Sufficiently Worked or Processed Products  
Article 3.6 Minor Processing Operations  
Article 3.7 Unit of Qualification  
Article 3.8 Accounting Segregation  
Article 3.9 Accessories, Spare Parts and Tools  
Article 3.10 Sets  
Article 3.11 Neutral Elements  
Article 3.12 Principle of Territoriality  
Article 3.13 Direct Transport  
Article 3.14 Exhibitions  
Article 3.15 General Requirements for Proof of Origin  
Article 3.16 Procedures for the Issuance of Certificates of Origin  
Article 3.17 Certificates of Origin Issued Retrospectively  
Article 3.18 Duplicate Certificates of Origin  
Article 3.19 Conditions for Making Out an Invoice Declaration  
Article 3.20 Validity of Proofs of Origin  
Article 3.21 Submission of Proofs of Origin  
Article 3.22 Importation by Installments  
Article 3.23 Exemptions from Proofs of Origin  
Article 3.24 Supporting Documents  
Article 3.25 Preservation of Proofs of Origin and Supporting Documents  
Article 3.26 Discrepancies and Formal Errors  
Article 3.27 Mutual Assistance  
Article 3.28 Verification of Proofs of Origin  
Article 3.29 Dispute Settlement  
Article 3.30 Free Economic Zones  
  Annex 3-A: Product Specific Rules of Origin PDF  
  Annex 3-B: Certificate of Origin. Colombia-Israel Free Trade Agreement PDF  
  Annex 3-C: Invoice Declaration Pursuant to Article 3.19 PDF  
  Annex 3-D:Procedures for the Issuance of Electronic Certificates of Origin (Article 3.16) PDF  
  Annex 3-E: Procedures for the Issuance of Paper Certificates of Origin (Article 3.16) PDF  
  Annex 3-F: Exemption from the Principle of Territoriality PDF  
Chapter 4 Customs Procedures Regresar al inicio de la página!
Article 4.1 Customs Cooperation  
Article 4.2 Trade Facilitation  
Article 4.3 Release of Goods  
Article 4.4 Risk Management  
Article 4.5 Transparency  
Article 4.6 Paperless Customs Procedures  
Article 4.7 Advance Rulings  
Article 4.8 Uniform Procedures  
Article 4.9 Authorized Economic Operators  
Article 4.10 Review and Appeal  
Article 4.11 Confidentiality  
Article 4.12 Subcommittee on Customs, Trade Facilitation and Rules of Origin  
Chapter 5 Technical Assistance and Trade Capacity Building
Article 5.1 Objectives  
Article 5.2 Scope and Means  
Article 5.3 Contact Points for the Implementation  
Article 5.4 Additional Bilateral Instruments  
Chapter 6 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Article 6.1 Objectives  
Article 6.2 General Provisions  
Article 6.3 Transparency  
Article 6.4 Risk Assessment  
Article 6.5 Adaptation to the Regional Conditions  
Article 6.6 Inspection and Approval Procedures  
Article 6.7 Competent Authorities  
Article 6.8 Subcommittee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Matters  
Article 6.9 Contact Points  
Chapter 7 Technical Barriers to Trade Regresar al inicio de la página!
Article 7.1 Objectives  
Article 7.2 General Provisions  
Article 7.3 Definitions  
Article 7.4 Scope of Application  
Article 7.5 Cooperation and Trade Facilitation  
Article 7.6 International Standards  
Article 7.7 Technical Regulations  
Article 7.8 Conformity Assessment and Accreditation  
Article 7.9 Transparency  
Article 7.10 Information Exchange  
Article 7.11 Subcommittee on Technical Barriers to Trade  
Article 7.12 Border Control and Market Surveillance  
  Annex 7-A: Subcommittee, Contact Point and TBT Enquiry Point on Technical Barriers to Trade PDF  
Chapter 8 Trade Remedies
Section A Bilateral Safeguard Measures  
Article 8.1 Definitions  
Article 8.2 Application of a Bilateral Safeguard Measure  
Article 8.3 Limitations for Applying a Bilateral Safeguard Measure  
Article 8.4 Investigation Procedures  
Article 8.5 Provisional Bilateral Safeguard Measures  
Article 8.6 Notifications and Consultations  
Section B Global Safeguard Measures  
Article 8.7 Imposition of Global Safeguard Measures  
Section C Antidumping and Countervailing Measures  
Article 8.8 Antidumping and Countervailing Measures  
Chapter 9 Government Procurement Regresar al inicio de la página!
Article 9.1 Definitions  
Article 9.2 Scope  
Article 9.3 Security and General Exceptions  
Article 9.4 General Principles  
Article 9.5 Information on the Procurement System  
Article 9.6 Publication of Notices  
Article 9.7 Conditions for Participation  
Article 9.8 Registration and Qualifications of Suppliers  
Article 9.9 Time Limits  
Article 9.10 Information on Intended Procurements  
Article 9.11 Negotiation  
Article 9.12 Limited Tendering  
Article 9.13 Electronic Auctions  
Article 9.14 Treatment of Tenders and Awarding of Contracts  
Article 9.15 Disclosure of Information  
Article 9.16 Post-Award Information  
Article 9.17 Domestic Review Procedures  
Article 9.18 Rectifications and Modifications to Coverage  
Article 9.19 Small and Medium Enterprises' Participation  
Article 9.20 Cooperation  
Article 9.21 Subcommittee on Government Procurement  
Article 9.22 Further Negotiation  
  Annex 9-A:      
  Part 1. Colombia List of Commitments PDF  
  Parte 2. Israel List of Commitments PDF  
  Annex 9-B: Electronic or Paper Media Utilized by the Parties of the Publication of Notices PDF  
Chapter 10 Investment Regresar al inicio de la página!
Article 10.1 Definitions  
Article 10.2 Scope of Application  
Article 10.3 Promotion and Protection of Investments  
Article 10.4 National Treatment  
Article 10.5 Most-Favored Nation  
Article 10.6 Free Transfers  
Article 10.7 Expropriation  
Article 10.8 Compensation for Losses  
Article 10.9 Subrogation  
Article 10.10 Non Derogation  
Article 10.11 Exceptions  
Article 10.12 Settlement of Disputes Between a Party and an Investor of the Other Party  
Article 10.13 Insurance and Guarantee  
Article 10.14 Investment and Environment  
Article 10.15 Relation to Other Chapters  
Article 10.16 Duration and Termination  
  Annex 10-A: Presentation of Documents to a Party  
Chapter 11 Trade in Services Regresar al inicio de la página!
Article 11.1 Scope and Coverage  
Article 11.2 Definitions  
Article 11.3 Most-Favored-Nation Treatment  
Article 11.4 Market Access  
Article 11.5 National Treatment  
Article 11.6 Additional Comments  
Article 11.7 Domestic Regulation  
Article 11.8 Recognition  
Article 11.9 Movement of Natural Persons  
Article 11.10 Transparency  
Article 11.11 Monopolies and Exclusive Service Suppliers  
Article 11.12 Business Practices  
Article 11.13 Payments and Transfers  
Article 11.14 Restrictions to Safeguard the Balance-of-Payments  
Article 11.15 Schedules of Specific Commitments  
Article 11.16 Review  
Article 11.17 Annexes:  
  Annex 11-A:   
  Section 1. Colombia - List of MFN Exemptions PDF  
  Section 2. Israel - List of MFN Exemptions PDF  
  Annex 11-B: Movement of Natural Persons Supplying Services PDF  
  Annex 11-C: Financial Services PDF  
  Annex 11-D: Telecommunications Services PDF  
  Annex 11-E:  
  Section 1. Colombia - Schedule of Specific Commitments PDF  
  Section 2. Israel - Schedule of Specific Commitments PDF  
Chapter 12 Dispute Settlement Regresar al inicio de la página!
Article 12.1 Objective  
Article 12.2 Scope and Coverage  
Article 12.3 Mutually Agreed Solution  
Article 12.4 Consultations  
Article 12.5 Conciliation  
Article 12.6 Mediation  
Article 12.7 Choice of Forum  
Article 12.8 Rosters of Arbitrators  
Article 12.9 Qualification of Arbitrators  
Article 12.10 Request for the Establishment of an Arbitral Tribunal  
Article 12.11 Composition of the Arbitral Tribunal  
Article 12.12 Function of Arbitral Tribunals  
Article 12.13 Proceedings of Arbitral Tribunals  
Article 12.14 Suspension and Termination of Proceedings  
Article 12.15 Implementation fo the Award and Compensation  
Article 12.16 Non-Implementation and Suspension of Benefits  
Article 12.17 Review of Compliance and Review of Suspension of Benefits  
Article 12.18 Time Frames  
Article 12.19 Remuneration and Expenses  
Article 12.20 Request for Clarification of an Award  
  Annex 12-A: Rules of Procedure for Arbitral Tribunal Proceedings PDF  
  Annex 12-B: Code of Conduct PDF  
Chapter 13

Institutional Provisions

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Article 13.1 Establishment of the Joint Committee  
Article 13.2 Procedures of the Joint Committee  
Article 13.3 Functions of the Committee  
Article 13.4 Establishment of Subcommittees, Working Groups and Specialized Bodies  
Article 13.5 Free Trade Agreement Coordinators  
Chapter 14 Exceptions
Article 14.1 General Exceptions  
Article 14.2 Security Exceptions  
Article 14.3 Taxation  
Article 14.4 Limitations on Imports  
Article 14.5 Disclosure of Information  
Chapter 15 Final Provisions
Article 15.1 Annexes  
Article 15.2 Amendments  
Article 15.3 Entry into Force  
Article 15.4 Duration and Withdrawal  
Article 15.5 Modifications to the WTO Agreement  
  Annex A: On Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters PDF  
  Annex B: Electronic Commerce PDF

Text of the Agreement PDF  

Source: Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo (MINCIT), Colombia Web

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About the Agreement
  30 September 2013
  Entry into Force

11 August 2020

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