Colombia: Exporter Guide

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In 2018, total Colombian food and agricultural imports were valued at $6.5 billion. Colombia imported $2.9 billion from the United States, comprising 44 percent of Colombia’s total agricultural imports. Colombia is the leading destination for U.S. agricultural exports in South America, followed by Brazil and Peru. Colombia’s total imports of consumer-oriented products grew 9.7 percent in 2018 to $1.8 billion, led by U.S. exports, up 13.7 percent to $650 million. There are no major changes regarding legislation for exporting to Colombia.

Colombia: Exporter Guide

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