The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Background and Issues

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This report discusses the proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) signed November 22, 2006, which has not yet been approved by Congress. It includes an overview of the proposed CFTA and U.S.-Colombia trade, background on Colombia, issues for Congress to consider, Colombia's plan to improve labor rights, and the actions that Colombia has already taken to improve violence, labor, and human rights within the country.

Creator(s): Villarreal, M. Angeles
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Creation Date: February 14, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Villarreal, M. Angeles

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 14, 2014
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Colombia
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United States
Description:

This report discusses the proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) signed November 22, 2006, which has not yet been approved by Congress. It includes an overview of the proposed CFTA and U.S.-Colombia trade, background on Colombia, issues for Congress to consider, Colombia's plan to improve labor rights, and the actions that Colombia has already taken to improve violence, labor, and human rights within the country.

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35 pages.

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