15 results about COLOMBIA


NEWS

Pacific Alliance, Mercosur Leaders Ink Plan for Closer Ties at Puerto Vallarta Summit

July 26, 2018

The presidents of Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru wrapped up a presidential summit for the Pacific Alliance this week, agreeing to bring the bloc closer with the neighbouring customs union Mercos... READ MORE

NEWS

Canada, Japan Move Closer to CPTPP Ratification, Malaysia Calls for Trade Deal Review

June 28, 2018

Legislation to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is making its way through both the Canadian and Japanese legislatures, officials say, bringing the deal clo... READ MORE

NEWS

Pacific Alliance, Associate Members Enter Fourth Negotiating Round, Look To Clinch Deal by July

May 17, 2018

The fourth round of negotiations between the Pacific Alliance and its “associate members” kicked off on Saturday 12 May, in Ottawa, Canada and will wrap on Friday 18 May, as officials a... READ MORE

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Pacific Alliance, Associate Members Advance Trade Talks, Eye New Economic Opportunities

February 8, 2018

The second round of the Pacific Alliance’s negotiations with its potential “associate members” wrapped up on Friday 2 February in Gold Coast, Australia, with officials from the co... READ MORE

BLOG

The Importance of Regulatory Coherence in a World of Global Value Chain

May 4, 2017

Most products today are made globally. The inputs used in their making come from all over the world, which means producers rely on highly integrated and well-functioning supply chains to obtain the... READ MORE

NEWS

Macri and Bachelet agree on a Mercosur-Pacific Alliance meeting in first half of 2017

December 20, 2016

Argentina and Chile agreed to organize a major Mercosur, Pacific Alliance trade blocks' meeting during the first half of 2017. Last Friday Chilean president Michelle Bachelet and her cabinet were in B... READ MORE

NEWS

Chile president says Argentina welcome as Pacific Alliance member

December 16, 2016

Chile would welcome Argentina as a member of the Pacific Alliance trade bloc, a group of four historically market-friendly Latin American countries, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said during a s... READ MORE

NEWS

Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains

May 3, 2016

The Pacific Alliance free trade agreement eliminates member countries’ tariffs on 92% of imports and exports with the aim of developing regional value chains. The free trade agreement for the regional... READ MORE

NEWS

Peru FM to attend Pacific Alliance meeting in Mexico

March 5, 2016

The Executive Branch authorized the trip of Peru’s Foreign Affairs Minister Ana Maria Sanchez to Mexico City for the Pacific Alliance meetings on 16-18 March, according to a supreme resolution publish... READ MORE

NEWS

Pacific Alliance technical groups convene in Colombia

March 2, 2016

The first session of the 23rd round of meetings of technical groups of the Pacific Alliance started on Tuesday featuring government officials of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru gathered in Bogota. Th... READ MORE

NEWS

Pacific Alliance to grow 3.1% and 4.5% in 2017-18

February 13, 2016

The economic bloc comprising Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru or Pacific Alliance is expected to grow 3.1% and 4.5% in 2017 and 2018, respectively, while imports are set to expand 5.9% and 6.1% in eac... READ MORE

NEWS

After signing, Peru looks to ratify Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 4, 2016

Peru and 11 other countries including the United States formally signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in New Zealand on Thursday. With 12 member countries whose population of 800 million mak... READ MORE

RESEARCH

Pacific Alliance Moving Towards Its Consolidation

July 1, 2015

This piece provides an update on the latest Presidential Summit of the Pacific Alliance and the commitments made by member Presidents to deepen integration and improve cooperation.

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RESEARCH

Why is Columbia not in the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

July 1, 2013

Last month, Vice President Joe Biden met with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos in Bogotá as part of his whirlwind tour of the Americas. During and after the trip, Biden stressed the im... READ MORE

RESEARCH

Latin America "Pivots" to Asia

March 1, 2013

Although the TPP negotiations have received considerable attention, much of it has been focused on the participation of the United States and the interest of the Asian “giants,” particu... READ MORE