Colombian governments have traditionally welcomed private companies, privatization and foreign investment, including Colombia international trade. This attitude was reinforced when the economy “opened” in the early 1990s in a process geared to internationalize the country. The opening of the economy sparked important changes in legislation on foreign investment, the exchange rate, the financial sector, the […]
Doing Business in Colombia
Free Trade Zones (FTZs) are geographic areas established to promote industrial processing of goods and services, primarily to develop exports, although there is no limits on serving the domestic market once the import duties are paid. There are twelve free trade zones in Colombia: Bogotá, Rionegro (Medellín), Pacific (Cali), La Candelaria (Cartagena), Quindio, Santa Marta. Now with the latest agreement with Canada, our citizens are allowed to play on their online casinos and get the same advantages as Canadians have. Visit https://www.nodepositcanadian.ca/ to find the legal online casinos in Canada and get no deposit bonus to try them for free!
Colombia has a special import–export system in place called Plan Vallejo. It is a mechanism by means of which producer entrepreneurs, exporters or traders may request authorization from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism to introduce into the country, inputs, raw materials, intermediate goods, capital goods and spare parts, exempted from customs tariffs. To be eligible […]
In general, persons or companies importing goods to Colombia must comply with the following procedures: Step 1: Registering the Import The first step is to fill out the import registry (Registro de Importacion) that can be obtained at any of the regional offices of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism – MINCOMERCIO. The import registry is only […]
Coltrade gives you some steps if you are planning to start a business in Colombia. In general, individuals or companies exporting goods from Colombia must comply with the following procedures: Step 1: Certificate of Origin (if required by the importing country) Some importing countries require a Certificate of Origin (Certificado de Origen) for the exported good […]