OECD Continues to Review Colombia Accession

As the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development continues its review of Colombia’s accession process, USCIB and other business groups have raised concerns about the country’s market access. Specifically, industry is concerned about the country’s policies on alcoholic beverages, pharmaceutical and healthcare products, and scrapping incentives.

USCIB worked with the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD to produce one-page issue papers that were shared with OECD Trade Committee government officials, outlining Colombia’s policies:

The next OECD trade committee meeting will take place in November, at which point the Trade Committee will review whether Colombia has made any adjustments to its market access policies.

Staff Contact:   Rob Mulligan

Senior VP, Policy and Government Affairs
Tel: 202.682.7375

Rob Mulligan oversees our wide ranging activities on international trade, investment, economic and regulatory matters, and supervises a staff of policy professionals whose expertise covers a host of issues affecting American companies engaged in global business. He also coordinates USCIB policy and advocacy work with the U.S. and foreign governments, our international affiliates.
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