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US-Colombia FTA (2006)

USTR | 8 May 2006

Proposed United States - Colombia TPA Texts

This text reflects the agreement reached between the United States and Colombia on February 27, 2006. The agricultural market access annexes will be posted as soon as the technical work is completed. All texts are subject to legal review for accuracy, clarity and consistency, as well as to ensure consistency between the English and Spanish versions.


1. Initial Provisions and General Definitions

2. National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

 Annex 2.3
 United States General Notes
 Colombia General Notes
 US Tariff Schedule (Industrial and Textiles)
 Colombia Tariff Schedule (Industrial and Textiles)
 ITA Side Letter
 Side Letter Regarding Coffee

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
 May SPS Letter Exchange

7. Technical Barriers to Trade

8. Trade Remedies

9. Government Procurement
 Annex 9.1
 Understading 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
 Public Health Understanding
 Letter Regarding Certain Regulated Products
 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

 source: USTR