ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Nov 2013In November 2013, the government of Colombia announced an altered export quota.
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Decreto 2469 of 7 November 2013 (in Spanish): http://wsp.presidencia.gov.co/Normativa/Decretos/2013/Documents/NOVIEMBRE/07/DECRETO%202469%20DEL%2007%20DE%20NOVIEMBRE%20DE%202013.pdf
On 7 November 2013, Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2469 imposing a temporary export quota on two types of leather:
The quotas are split into 70% for previous exporters and 30% for new exporters. The export restriction does not apply to countries with which Colombia has international trade agreements, i.e., USA, Venezuela, Chile, Mexico, Canada, CAN (Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia), Mercosur (Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina), Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras), and Efta (Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Iceland, Norway).
The measure took effect on 22 November 2013 and lasts two years.