ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jun 2011In June 2011, the government of Colombia announced a change in import formalities.
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Circular No. 018 of 2011 (in Spanish), https://www.mincomercio.gov.co/descargar.php?idFile=90
Ventanilla ?nica de Comercio Exterior VUCE (in Spanish), http://www.vuce.gov.co/
On 7 June 2011, the Colombian government published Circular No. 018 of 2011 establishing the single-window system (Ventanilla Única de Comercio Exterior) VUCE, effective as of 7 June 2011. Colombia's new electronic foreign trade platform allows foreign trade operators to file electronically all foreign trade information required by the Colombian authorities. The Ventanilla Única aims to automate and standardise customs processing, thus allowing importers and exporters to benefit from faster customs clearance and reduced customs costs.