Colombia Trade Agreement

The United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement entered into force on May 15, 2012.

U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Overview

U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: Benefits for Agriculture

Detailed information about this and other free trade agreements is available from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Data & Analysis

November 13, 2014
FAS Colombia is writing a series of reports on the benefits and challenges of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA) between the United States and Colombia.
November 13, 2014
U.S. ethanol had benefitted from the CTPA with monthly exports to Colombia averaging 3.75 million liters from October 2013 to March 2014 with a total trade value of $17.6 million.
September 6, 2013
In country-wide protests, small-scale farmers are demanding that Colombian President Santos take steps to improve rural livelihoods through increased agricultural subsidies and more trade protection.
July 15, 2013
Colombia continues to expand its biotechnology frontier. The adoption rate for biotech corn has surpassed that of cotton and the development of a regulatory framework is underway.