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Colombia: 2021 Colombia Hemp Annual Report

In 2016, the Colombian government permitted production and distribution of hemp for medical and scientific purposes. Despite optimal growing conditions and considerable foreign investment, Colombia’s hemp industry still struggles to compete globally due to market oversaturation, overregulation, and climate challenges.
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Colombia: Exporter Guide

This report outlines Colombia´s food and beverage market conditions, resulting from changes in consumer habits and preferences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Colombia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Colombia remains open to biotechnology and other innovative technologies. In 2020, Colombia's GE corn acreage grew 23 percent while GE cotton acreage declined 37 percent.
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Colombia: Coffee Semi-annual

In marketing year (MY) 2021/22, Post's revised Colombian coffee production forecast is down to 13.8 million bags (1 bag = 60 kilograms) green bean equivalent (GBE), due to potentially heavy rains from the La Niña weather phenomena that is projected to materialize towards the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022
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Colombia: Grain and Feed Update

In MY 2021/22, Colombian corn, rice, and wheat demand are forecast to recover as Colombia returns to pre-pandemic economic growth levels.
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Colombia: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The Hotel Restaurant Institutional (HRI) sector in Colombia is still rebuilding from the mandatory 6-month lockdown that caused serious economic damage across the sector.
On September 9, the Colombian government released a new resolution to decrease its ethanol blend level to four percent (E4), effective September 11. Incremental increases are scheduled in the following 90 days, culminating with E10 by January 2022.
This report is an annual update of the food import standards and enforcement mechanisms in Colombia.
This report outlines Colombia’s requirements for import permits and export certificates for multiple food products for human and animal consumption.
On January 15, 2016, USDA and USAID executed a participating agency program agreement (PAPA) titled Cacao for Peace.
On March 31, 2021, the Government of Colombia issued a resolution to decrease the ethanol blend mandate from 10 percent (E10) to 4 percent (E4) starting on April 1, 2021, then gradually returning to E10 by September 2021.
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Colombia: Retail Foods

Colombia’s retail sector continues to reinvent itself through a difficult economic period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.