Thursday 17 June 2021

China, Colombia Launch Free Trade Talks

china-770x433


(TODAY COLOMBIA) –
– China and Colombia have expressed an interest in signing a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Bogotá, Colombia, on May 21, 2015, to explore opportunities to deepen trade ties with the South American nation.

- Advertisement -

Following a meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, the Chinese Premier told reporters that the two countries have agreed to conduct a feasibility study on an FTA.

The Colombian President pointed out that trade between Colombia and China reached USD17bn last year. He said that bilateral trade volumes have increased fifteen-fold over the last decade.

Colombia is part of the Pacific Alliance trade bloc, which also includes Chile, Mexico, and Peru. The bloc was established to lower tariffs on trade in goods and services between its members.

Li’s visit to Colombia was part of a Latin America tour, which also included visits to Brazil, Peru, and Chile. The Chinese Premier said earlier this year that China is seeking to expand its network of free trade deals with the region.

- Advertisement -

Source: Tax-News.com

Article originally appeared on Todaycolombia.com

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Colombia surpasses 80,000 COVID-19 deaths; ICU’s nearly full

QCOLOMBIA – Confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in Colombia passed 80,000 on...

Why Colombian protesters are taking to the streets

QCOLOMBIA – For the past two weeks, mass protests that started...

MOST READ

On Monday the vehicle restriction will change, again

QCOSTARICA - In times of pandemic, things change constantly, especially when it is necessary to tighten the belt to reduce the contagion of covid-19. The...

Simple to request certification of vaccines against covid-19 applied in Costa Rica and abroad

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Health issued a new guideline on Thursday that establishes the requirements to request the vaccination certificate against covid-19 in...

Fifth tropical wave precipitation will be heavier in the north of the country

QCOSTARICA - For this Wednesday, the arrival of the fifth tropical wave of the season is expected, thus reinforcing the rainy activity mainly to...

New Television Program To Promote Family Fun

Q ENTERTAINMENT - Attention families of Costa Rica! A new contest program, led by Douglas Sánchez and Verónica González, is looking for participants who...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction: June 12, “ODDS”

Today, Saturday, June 12, only ODDS can circulate. The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, save for those under the...

Central America is back in the news for the wrong reasons, Costa Rica is once again the exception

QCOSTARICA - Osta Rica has been the epicenter of regional diplomacy in recent days. The successive visits of the Secretary of State of the...

Should the vaccination against covid-19 be opened?

QCOSTARICA - Six months after the start of vaccination against covid-19, will it be time to open the campaign to those who want to...

Today’s Covid News: Restrictions allowed a decrease in Covid-19 and prevented hospital collapse

QCOSTARICA - A moderate decline in new cases for the third consecutive week allowed the hospital system to avoid the dreaded collapse and rapid...

Vaccination commission endorses J & J vaccine, says no to Sinovac

QCOSTARICA - The Comisión Nacional de Vacunación y Epidemiología (CNVE)  - National Vaccination and Epidemiology Commission - endorsed the use of Johnson and Johnson...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.