Colombia - Country Commercial Guide
Trade Agreements

Describes trade agreements this country is a party to. Includes resources where U.S. companies can get information on how to take advantage of these agreements.

Last published date: 2021-11-09

Describes trade agreements Colombia is a party to. Includes resources where U.S. companies can get information on how to take advantage of these agreements. Currently, Colombia has 17 agreements, which are related to different countries and groups of countries. These are the Trade Agreements in force in the country:

Mexico

Signed: June 13, 1994

Effective: January 1, 1995

 

El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

Signed: August 9, 2007

Effective: November 12, 2009

 

Andean Community (CAN)

Signed: May 26, 1969

Effective: October 16, 1969

 

Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

Signed: July 24, 1994

Effective: January 1, 1995

 

Chile

Signed: November 27, 2006

Effective: May 8, 2009

 

EFTA States

Signed: November 25, 2008

Effective: July 1, 2011

 

 

Canada

Signed: November 21, 2008

Effective: August 15, 2011

 

United States

Signed: November 22, 2006

Effective: May 15, 2012

 

MERCOSUR

Signed: July 21, 2017

Effective: December 20, 2017

 

Venezuela

Signed: April 28, 2011

Effective: October 19, 2012

 

Cuba

Signed: September 15, 2000

Effective: July 10, 2001

 

European Union

Signed: June 26, 2012

Effective: November 5, 2014

 

Pacific Alliance

Signed: June 6, 2012

Effective: May 1, 2016

 

Costa Rica

Signed: May 22, 2013

Effective: July 29, 2016

 

South Korea

Signed: February 21, 2013

Effective: June 30, 2016

 

Nicaragua

Signed: March 2, 1984

Effective: September 2, 1985

 

Israel

Signed: June 1, 2017

Effective: August 11, 2020

Additional BITs have been negotiated with China, India, and the United Kingdom. Learn how to take advantage of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement at https://www.trade.gov/free-trade-agreements-help-center