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FTA With The United States: For Colombia, This Is Just The Beginning

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May 17, 2012

By Eric Farnsworth and Kezia McKeague

The May 15 entry into force of the U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement (FTA) marked a significant accomplishment for both countries, but it is the beginning, not the end, of the effort to bring the benefits of open trade to Colombia and to position the country to compete effectively in the global economy.