IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 23 Nov 2009 | Removal date: 23 Dec 2011
Still in force

Import quota

On 23 November 2009, Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree No. 4551 establishing import quotas on yellow and white corn and soya beans originating from other countries of the Andean Community, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Import quotas are set at 2,600,000 tonnes for yellow corn; 123,000 tonnes for white corn; and 300,000 tonnes for soya beans. These import quotas were planned to be effective for 12 months until 30 November 2010.
 
On 5 August 2010, Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree No. 2905 prolonging Decree No. 4551 for another 13 months until 31 December 2010.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

011 Cereals
1005 Maize (corn).
100590 Other
014 Oilseeds & oleaginous fruits
1201 Soya beans, whether or not broken.
120190 Other

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