NMMA webinar today on Colombia free-trade agreement


Build it here, sell it in Colombia.

The NMMA is holding a webinar today to help members take advantage of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, which was enacted in May.

The webinar will occur at 4:30 p.m. EDT, according the NMMA. The webinar will cover information, contacts and support resources for builders that sell outside the United States or seek to add a market to current export operations.

Presenters include Michael McKinley, the U.S. State Department’s ambassador to Colombia; Alejandra Y. Castillo, national deputy director of the Minority Business Development Agency for the U.S. Commerce Department; and Michael Masserman, executive director for export policy, promotion and strategy for the Commerce Department’s International Trade Association.

To participate in the webinar:

Click here to log in.

• Call 800-779-5793 and use the password MBDA.

Click here for specific data elements required to demonstrate how a good qualifies.

Click here to view a certificate of origin posted on the Colombian Customs website.

Click here for information about how a good can qualify for the TPA.

Click here to look up MFN and FTA rates.

Click here to see how your company will benefit from tariff rates that have been lowered or eliminated (on 80 percent of U.S. products, with the remainder phased out during the next 10 years).


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