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 impressive progress Colombia has made in recent years in economic growth, in citizen security, and, most notably, in improving the rule of law and reducing violence in rural areas.

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Topics: FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) ASIA-PACIFC ECONOMIC COOPERATION (APEC) ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD) PREFERENTIAL TRADE AGREEMENT (PTA)

Regions: COLOMBIA

Authors: CARL MEACHAM

Publishing Institution: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

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