in the frame President Evan Duque’s working visit to the United Kingdom, Turkey and Switzerland, The Colombian President is formal with the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Free Trade Agreement with the United Kingdom.
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After the United Kingdom left the European Union, as a result of “Brexit”, Colombia became one of the first countries in the region to sign a free trade agreement with the British state.
According to Casa de Nariño, the country has completed all its internal constitutional and legal procedures for the entry into force of this free trade agreement, a mechanism that was reached after the two countries decided Maintain customs preferences After Brexit, by diplomatic notes for six months.
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The bilateral dialogue for the entry into force of the FTA focused on chapters such as Data protection, infrastructure, energy, agribusiness, life sciences, financial services, creative industries, Among other things.
For his part, Johnson acknowledged Colombia’s leadership in combating climate change, as well as protecting biodiversity and species.
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