On August 7, 2002, the Government of Canada announced its intention to begin preliminary discussions with members of the Andean Community for a possible free trade agreement. Canada, Colombia and Peru announced on June 7, 2007 that negotiations for a free trade agreement would begin. As with other free trade agreements, the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement contains provisions for the temporary entry of treaty nationals, in accordance with Section 204 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations. The Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement deals with the entry of nationals of contracting countries (on a reciprocal basis) as business visitors, internal takers, traders, investors, professionals and technicians, as well as spouses. These provisions are listed in Chapter 12 – Temporary Entry for Business Travellers. The Chile, Peru, Colombia and Korea free trade agreements on this side contain provisions similar to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that grant temporary access to four categories of businessmen: business visitors, professionals, internal distributors, traders and investors. There are differences with respect to NAFTA. 1. Each party applies the measures it takes with respect to the provisions of this section 1201 chapter and, in particular, applies them quickly so as not to unduly affect or delay trade in goods or services or the execution of investment activities under this agreement.
Installers, repair and maintenance personnel and superiors who possess specific knowledge essential to a seller`s contractual obligation, provide services or train workers in the provision of services, in accordance with a warranty or other service contract that, with the sale or lease of commercial or industrial equipment or machinery, including computer software , a business outside the territory of the contracting party when the request for temporary entry is requested, collapses. , for the duration of the warranty or service agreement. 3. Each party limits the costs associated with processing applications for temporary admission of businessmen, so as not to unduly affect or delay trade in goods or services or the execution of investment activities under this agreement. Like other free trade agreements signed by Canada with U.S. countries, the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement) is a picture of NAFTA. In addition, the agreement is included in the Canada-Peru free trade agreement. 2. This chapter should not be construed as requiring a party to take measures to regulate the entry or temporary residence of individuals on its territory, including measures necessary to protect the integrity of individuals beyond its borders and to ensure the regular transfer of natural persons beyond its borders. , provided that these measures are not applied in any way, provided that these measures are not applied in any way. trade in goods or services or the implementation of investment activities under this agreement. Fair and advertising staff attending a specialized conference.
On June 6, 2008, after five rounds of negotiations, Canada and Colombia concluded negotiations for a free trade agreement and cooperation and labour agreements. The Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement was signed on November 21, 2008. Canada and Colombia have also signed a cooperation agreement in the area of labour cooperation and an environmental agreement. (a) a large trade in goods or services, mainly between the territory of the contracting party whose nationality is the contractor, and the territory of the contracting party on which entry is requested, or if you have any questions or comments regarding this free trade agreement or the environmental and labour cooperation agreements.