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Joint Press Release with the Ministry of Foreign AffairsSummary of the Sixth Round of Negotiations for the Japan-Colombia Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

From July 14 to 18, the Sixth Round of Negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and Colombia was held in Bogota, the capital.

From the Japanese side, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and representatives from other relevant ministries attended the meeting. From the Colombian side, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and representatives from other relevant ministries attended the meeting.

In this round of negotiations, progress has been achieved in such areas as Rules of Origin, Trade in Services, Government Procurement, and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT).

Both sides decided to work on scheduling the dates of the seventh round of negotiations through diplomatic channels.

Release Date

July 22, 2014

Division in Charge

Economic Partnership Division, Trade Policy Bureau

Related Information

EPA/FTA

Regional Affairs / Colombia

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